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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 92 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 39 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.41% 2.22% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.06% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 32
Average daily rate
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£300 £355 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
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
2069 2187 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.91% 72.61% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1237 838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 138
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 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
Hertfordshire -9 11 £390 +4.00% 3
Suffolk +5 10 £340 -4.22% 2
Essex +4 10 £250 +42.85% 1
Bedfordshire -8 4 £270 -28.94% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 3 £350 +11.11% 7
East Anglia +7 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 21 (25.61%) SQL
3 20 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (17.07%) .NET
4 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (15.85%) QA
5 13 (15.85%) Oracle
5 13 (15.85%) XML
6 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
6 11 (13.41%) Automated Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.20%) Selenium
7 10 (12.20%) UNIX
7 10 (12.20%) Windows
7 10 (12.20%) HP
8 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
8 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
9 8 (9.76%) ISEB
9 8 (9.76%) Migration
9 8 (9.76%) SAP
10 7 (8.54%) C
10 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
10 7 (8.54%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (7.32%) Validation
11 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (7.32%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (4.88%) Magento
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (3.66%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.66%) SAP PP
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Taleo
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) LAN
1 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.66%) VPN
1 3 (3.66%) IPsec
1 3 (3.66%) VLAN
2 2 (2.44%) ATM
3 1 (1.22%) Broadband
3 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.22%) NAS
3 1 (1.22%) Telnet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.22%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.88%) DB2
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.22%) UniData
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Selenium
2 7 (8.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (7.32%) JIRA
4 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.10%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.88%) PHPUnit
5 4 (4.88%) Subversion
5 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.44%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.44%) JUnit
6 2 (2.44%) NUnit
6 2 (2.44%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.22%) Trac
7 1 (1.22%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.22%) GDB
7 1 (1.22%) Redmine
7 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.22%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Local Government
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (45.12%) Analyst
2 27 (32.93%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.73%) Tester
4 9 (10.98%) Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) SAP Business Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) RF Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) SAP Test Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 13 (15.85%) XML
3 4 (4.88%) Flash
3 4 (4.88%) HTML
3 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.88%) RESTful
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.22%) WSDL
5 1 (1.22%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.22%) XSD
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.22%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) SWIFT
2 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (1.22%) Derivative
3 1 (1.22%) Statistics
3 1 (1.22%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.22%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) NHS
3 1 (1.22%) GIS
3 1 (1.22%) AS400
3 1 (1.22%) STB
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) UNIX
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Solaris
4 1 (1.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (13.41%) Automated Testing
3 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
4 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
5 8 (9.76%) Migration
6 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.32%) Manual Testing
6 6 (7.32%) Validation
7 5 (6.10%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.10%) Test Planning
7 5 (6.10%) ERP
8 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.88%) TDD
8 4 (4.88%) Document Management
8 4 (4.88%) Security Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Coaching
8 4 (4.88%) Use Case
8 4 (4.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) C
2 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.10%) PHP
3 5 (6.10%) Python
4 4 (4.88%) Java
5 3 (3.66%) Embedded C
5 3 (3.66%) VB
5 3 (3.66%) C#
6 2 (2.44%) Perl
6 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) VBA
6 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) Ada
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) XPath
7 1 (1.22%) XQuery
7 1 (1.22%) Tcl
7 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) ISEB
1 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.44%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.22%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Nessus
2 1 (1.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) HP
3 8 (9.76%) SAP
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.66%) EMC
4 3 (3.66%) VMware
4 3 (3.66%) Splunk
5 1 (1.22%) Serena
5 1 (1.22%) Redback
5 1 (1.22%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.22%) BMC
5 1 (1.22%) Remedy
5 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
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