The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 48 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.95% 1.72% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.19% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £222 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £27.13
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +10.59%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1298 1003 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.88% 78.30% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 587 367
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 53 (48.62%) Banking
2 51 (46.79%) Finance
3 44 (40.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (25.69%) Retail
5 22 (20.18%) Analytics
6 21 (19.27%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (17.43%) SAS
7 19 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (15.60%) Retail Banking
9 16 (14.68%) SQL
9 16 (14.68%) Test Planning
10 15 (13.76%) Software Testing
11 12 (11.01%) QA
12 11 (10.09%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (10.09%) .NET
13 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
13 10 (9.17%) Business Analysis
14 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (8.26%) Windows
14 9 (8.26%) Test Management
15 8 (7.34%) Integration Testing
15 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
15 8 (7.34%) ISEB
15 8 (7.34%) Validation
15 8 (7.34%) Migration
16 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (6.42%) HP
16 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
17 6 (5.50%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (17.43%) SAS
2 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project
3 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) ATM
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
1 1 (0.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.50%) Data Mining
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.59%) Selenium
3 3 (2.75%) TestDirector
3 3 (2.75%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.92%) JMeter
4 1 (0.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.92%) Ant
4 1 (0.92%) JUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.92%) Gradle
General
1 53 (48.62%) Banking
2 51 (46.79%) Finance
3 28 (25.69%) Retail
4 17 (15.60%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.83%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 72 (66.06%) Analyst
2 61 (55.96%) Test Analyst
3 21 (19.27%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (18.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Test Leader
6 11 (10.09%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.50%) Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Tester
9 4 (3.67%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (2.75%) Payments Business Analyst
11 2 (1.83%) UAT Manager
11 2 (1.83%) Automation Tester
11 2 (1.83%) Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (1.83%) Data Analyst
11 2 (1.83%) Coordinator
12 1 (0.92%) Project Manager
12 1 (0.92%) Junior
12 1 (0.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) .NET
2 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.59%) Ajax
3 5 (4.59%) jQuery
3 5 (4.59%) XML
4 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.67%) CSS
4 4 (3.67%) HTML
4 4 (3.67%) HTML5
4 4 (3.67%) CSS3
5 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.92%) J2EE
6 1 (0.92%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.92%) RESTful
6 1 (0.92%) Servlets
6 1 (0.92%) SOAP
6 1 (0.92%) Web Services
6 1 (0.92%) XSL
6 1 (0.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Online Banking
1 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.75%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Derivative
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Android
2 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.83%) UNIX
3 2 (1.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (20.18%) Analytics
3 16 (14.68%) Test Planning
4 15 (13.76%) Software Testing
5 11 (10.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (9.17%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.26%) Test Management
8 8 (7.34%) Integration Testing
8 8 (7.34%) Validation
8 8 (7.34%) Migration
9 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.50%) Test Strategy
11 5 (4.59%) Open Source
11 5 (4.59%) Data Reconciliation
11 5 (4.59%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.67%) Project Planning
12 4 (3.67%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) SQL
2 5 (4.59%) C#
2 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.59%) XPath
3 3 (2.75%) Java
4 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.92%) VB
5 1 (0.92%) Python
5 1 (0.92%) XQuery
5 1 (0.92%) Ruby
5 1 (0.92%) C
5 1 (0.92%) C++
5 1 (0.92%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) ISEB
2 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.92%) HND
4 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.92%) GxP
3 1 (0.92%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (19.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.42%) HP
3 6 (5.50%) VMware
4 5 (4.59%) Veeam
5 4 (3.67%) Telerik
6 2 (1.83%) Teradata
6 2 (1.83%) Informatica
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle
6 2 (1.83%) Sybase
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