The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Dorset
Rank - 25 23
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.04% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.31% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £30.72
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +22.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 153 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 82.26% 79.27% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 85 87
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 16
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.63 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £53.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the Dorset region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Dorset region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Test Scripting
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) HR Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards