The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 92 97 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 46 29 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 1.20% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.73% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 47
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£298 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
Test Scripting
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2126 1672 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 69.46% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 912 999
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 163 171
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -1 14 £350 +16.66% 5
Essex 0 10 £350 +50.53% 1
Hertfordshire +5 9 £213 -29.16% 5
Suffolk 0 6 £250 -42.88% 1
Bedfordshire -6 6 £325 -
Norfolk +7 1 £288 -8.73% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 30 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (29.55%) SQL
3 23 (26.14%) Oracle
4 21 (23.86%) Finance
5 20 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (20.45%) .NET
6 18 (20.45%) Manual Testing
7 14 (15.91%) Selenium
7 14 (15.91%) CRM
7 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.77%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (14.77%) QA
9 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 12 (13.64%) PL/SQL
10 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 10 (11.36%) Java
11 10 (11.36%) UNIX
11 10 (11.36%) HP
11 10 (11.36%) ISO 9001
12 9 (10.23%) ETL
12 9 (10.23%) ISEB
12 9 (10.23%) SAP
12 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
12 9 (10.23%) Migration
13 8 (9.09%) Marketing
13 8 (9.09%) Python
14 7 (7.95%) Linux
14 7 (7.95%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (7.95%) IBM
14 7 (7.95%) SugarCRM

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.95%) SugarCRM
2 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Broadband
1 6 (6.82%) Wireless
1 6 (6.82%) NAS
2 4 (4.55%) Telnet
2 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) DHCP
2 4 (4.55%) FTP
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.41%) VPN
3 3 (3.41%) LAN
3 3 (3.41%) IPsec
3 3 (3.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Essbase
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Selenium
2 13 (14.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.82%) JIRA
4 5 (5.68%) JUnit
5 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.41%) LabVIEW
5 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.41%) MSTest
5 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.27%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.27%) TestNG
6 2 (2.27%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.14%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.14%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.14%) Hudson
7 1 (1.14%) Trac
7 1 (1.14%) Redmine
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Marketing
3 6 (6.82%) Electronics
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.14%) Local Government
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Analyst
2 35 (39.77%) Test Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) Tester
4 9 (10.23%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Test Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Systems Tester
8 4 (4.55%) Junior
8 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) XML
2 3 (3.41%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.41%) Spring
3 2 (2.27%) MDX
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.68%) STB
3 4 (4.55%) PKI
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Open Source
6 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) UNIX
2 7 (7.95%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (20.45%) Manual Testing
3 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.91%) CRM
4 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 9 (10.23%) ETL
5 9 (10.23%) Migration
5 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
6 7 (7.95%) Campaign Management
7 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
7 6 (6.82%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.55%) Release Management
9 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.55%) Scrum
9 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.55%) Cash Management
9 4 (4.55%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 10 (11.36%) Java
4 8 (9.09%) Python
5 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.82%) Perl
5 6 (6.82%) PHP
6 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.68%) Ruby
6 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.41%) VBA
7 3 (3.41%) VB
7 3 (3.41%) C
8 2 (2.27%) C#
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.14%) Tcl
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) ISEB
2 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) QA
2 10 (11.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.27%) IEC 61508
3 2 (2.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Firmware
2 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Nmap
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Oracle
2 10 (11.36%) HP
3 9 (10.23%) SAP
4 7 (7.95%) IBM
4 7 (7.95%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (7.95%) Unica
4 7 (7.95%) Neolane
5 3 (3.41%) Splunk
5 3 (3.41%) VMware
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.14%) EMC
7 1 (1.14%) BMC
7 1 (1.14%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.14%) VeriFone
Cambridgeshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £25 - £40 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £15 - £23 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Collingwood Associates
Rate: £475 - £500+ per day
Posted: 23 days ago