The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 80 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 72 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.28% 1.69% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.46% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 24
Average daily rate £360 £328 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £285 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +16.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2277 1543 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.22% 68.52% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 851 1067
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Scripting
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 19 £388 +29.16% 6
Cambridgeshire -2 15 £350 -6.66% 14
Essex -17 13 £350 +7.69% 7
Bedfordshire -5 12 £380 +26.66% 3
Suffolk -10 11 £355 -11.25%
Norfolk +8 1 - - 1
East Anglia -5 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (25.93%) HP
2 26 (24.07%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (21.30%) QA
3 23 (21.30%) Finance
4 22 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (19.44%) Migration
6 20 (18.52%) ISEB
6 20 (18.52%) SQL
7 19 (17.59%) SC Cleared
7 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
8 18 (16.67%) Citrix
9 17 (15.74%) Windows
10 15 (13.89%) Test Strategy
11 13 (12.04%) Regression Testing
12 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (11.11%) ISTQB
12 12 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 11 (10.19%) Data Migration
14 10 (9.26%) Test Management
14 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
14 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
15 9 (8.33%) Manual Testing
16 8 (7.41%) System Testing
16 8 (7.41%) Use Case
16 8 (7.41%) JIRA
16 8 (7.41%) VMware
16 8 (7.41%) NetApp
17 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
17 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
17 7 (6.48%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.78%) MS Project
4 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.93%) Minerva
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) UMTS
2 1 (0.93%) WLAN
2 1 (0.93%) SAN
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) 3G
2 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.93%) 4G
2 1 (0.93%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.85%) DB2
4 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) JIRA
2 5 (4.63%) Subversion
2 5 (4.63%) Grunt
2 5 (4.63%) Bower
2 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.70%) Selenium
3 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.70%) JMeter
4 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.78%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.78%) ClearQuest
4 3 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.85%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.93%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (39.81%) Analyst
2 36 (33.33%) Tester
3 27 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 12 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Tester
5 9 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 8 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Software Tester
8 6 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.70%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Tester
11 3 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) HTML
1 7 (6.48%) jQuery
2 5 (4.63%) .NET
2 5 (4.63%) CSS
2 5 (4.63%) JSP
2 5 (4.63%) JSTL
2 5 (4.63%) Mustache
2 5 (4.63%) Sass
2 5 (4.63%) CSS3
2 5 (4.63%) OOCSS
2 5 (4.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (4.63%) HTML5
3 2 (1.85%) MDX
3 2 (1.85%) J2EE
3 2 (1.85%) XML
3 2 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.93%) Flash
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.78%) Thin Client
1 3 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.85%) NHS
2 2 (1.85%) W3C
2 2 (1.85%) AS400
3 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.93%) Clustering
3 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) STB
3 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.85%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (19.44%) Migration
3 15 (13.89%) Test Strategy
4 13 (12.04%) Regression Testing
5 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 11 (10.19%) Data Migration
7 10 (9.26%) Test Management
8 9 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 8 (7.41%) System Testing
9 8 (7.41%) Use Case
10 7 (6.48%) Release Management
10 7 (6.48%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.48%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.48%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.56%) Automation Testing
11 6 (5.56%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.56%) Web Development
12 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.78%) Java
4 2 (1.85%) C#
4 2 (1.85%) C++
4 2 (1.85%) Perl
4 2 (1.85%) VBA
4 2 (1.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) ISEB
2 19 (17.59%) SC Cleared
2 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) NCDA
6 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (24.07%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (6.48%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.93%) OpenView
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) HP
2 18 (16.67%) Citrix
3 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.41%) VMware
4 8 (7.41%) NetApp
5 7 (6.48%) Oracle
5 7 (6.48%) ATG
6 4 (3.70%) Lotus
7 3 (2.78%) IBM
7 3 (2.78%) SAP
7 3 (2.78%) Remedy
7 3 (2.78%) Niku
8 2 (1.85%) Allen-Bradley
8 2 (1.85%) Endeca
8 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.85%) Siemens
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco
9 1 (0.93%) Siebel
9 1 (0.93%) Compuware
9 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
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