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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 81 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 46 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.73% 2.45% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 3.33% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 47
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£300 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £258 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
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
1985 2164 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.46% 73.76% 68.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 1236 894
Average daily rate £413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 132 112
Average hourly rate £32.05 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.30 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
Essex 0 11 £225 -14.28% 2
Hertfordshire -4 11 £300 -25.00% 1
Suffolk -2 9 £326 -6.78% 1
Bedfordshire -7 8 £375 +2.04% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £350 +18.64% 7
Norfolk - - - -
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 26 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (25.56%) SQL
3 20 (22.22%) Finance
4 18 (20.00%) Oracle
5 17 (18.89%) .NET
5 17 (18.89%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (14.44%) QA
7 12 (13.33%) Selenium
7 12 (13.33%) XML
8 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
8 11 (12.22%) Automated Testing
9 10 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.11%) SAP
9 10 (11.11%) HP
10 9 (10.00%) Migration
10 9 (10.00%) UNIX
10 9 (10.00%) Windows
10 9 (10.00%) ISEB
10 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.89%) Python
11 8 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (7.78%) C
12 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
12 7 (7.78%) JIRA
12 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
12 7 (7.78%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (2.22%) IIS
1 2 (2.22%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (3.33%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.33%) SAP PP
4 3 (3.33%) Magento
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Taleo
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Broadband
1 3 (3.33%) LAN
1 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.33%) VPN
1 3 (3.33%) Wireless
1 3 (3.33%) IPsec
1 3 (3.33%) VLAN
1 3 (3.33%) NAS
2 2 (2.22%) ATM
2 2 (2.22%) Telnet
2 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 2 (2.22%) DHCP
2 2 (2.22%) FTP
2 2 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (3.33%) DB2
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.11%) Essbase
7 1 (1.11%) UniData
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Selenium
2 8 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (7.78%) JIRA
4 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.33%) Subversion
6 3 (3.33%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.22%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.22%) JUnit
7 2 (2.22%) NUnit
7 2 (2.22%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.11%) Rational Rose
8 1 (1.11%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.11%) Trac
8 1 (1.11%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.11%) Redmine
8 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 5 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (4.44%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Billing
6 2 (2.22%) Electronics
6 2 (2.22%) Local Government
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Analyst
2 28 (31.11%) Test Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) Tester
4 12 (13.33%) Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.56%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.56%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.44%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.33%) Junior
10 3 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Test Consultant
11 2 (2.22%) SAP Test Analyst
11 2 (2.22%) RF Test Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) .NET
2 12 (13.33%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.33%) RESTful
4 3 (3.33%) Web Services
4 3 (3.33%) Flash
4 3 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.11%) WSDL
6 1 (1.11%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.11%) XSD
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.22%) STB
3 2 (2.22%) PKI
3 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
4 1 (1.11%) AS400
4 1 (1.11%) Derivative
4 1 (1.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.11%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) UNIX
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (12.22%) Automated Testing
3 10 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 9 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (10.00%) Migration
4 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.67%) Validation
6 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.56%) ERP
7 5 (5.56%) ETL
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
8 4 (4.44%) Test Planning
8 4 (4.44%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Test Management
8 4 (4.44%) Cash Management
9 3 (3.33%) Network Management
9 3 (3.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) Python
3 7 (7.78%) C
3 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.67%) PHP
5 5 (5.56%) Java
6 4 (4.44%) Perl
7 3 (3.33%) C#
7 3 (3.33%) VB
7 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.22%) Ruby
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.22%) VBA
8 2 (2.22%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) XPath
9 1 (1.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) ISEB
2 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 5 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.44%) SLA
4 2 (2.22%) IEC 61508
4 2 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Nessus
2 1 (1.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) SAP
2 10 (11.11%) HP
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) EMC
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco
4 3 (3.33%) VMware
4 3 (3.33%) Splunk
5 2 (2.22%) Neolane
5 2 (2.22%) Unica
5 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.11%) BMC
6 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy
6 1 (1.11%) Redback
6 1 (1.11%) Red Gate
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