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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 36 68
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +32
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 27 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 3.69% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 4.53% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 15
Median daily rate £300 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £245 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £394 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +10.90%
Test Scripting
Scotland

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
1118 1147 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.81% 81.35% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 600 611
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 17
Median hourly rate £15.82 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 22 (43.14%) Finance
1 22 (43.14%) Banking
2 16 (31.37%) Retail
2 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) ISEB
3 12 (23.53%) Test Planning
4 11 (21.57%) Migration
4 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
5 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
6 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
7 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Retail Banking
7 6 (11.76%) SWIFT
7 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
7 6 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (11.76%) ETL
8 4 (7.84%) Equities
8 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance
8 4 (7.84%) Credit Risk
8 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.92%) JMeter
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) StarTeam
General
1 22 (43.14%) Banking
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Analyst
2 30 (58.82%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) ETL Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Credit Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Business Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Test Data Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Test Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) DHTML
1 1 (1.96%) DOM
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (11.76%) SWIFT
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Credit Risk
2 4 (7.84%) Equities
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) AIX
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (23.53%) Test Planning
3 11 (21.57%) Migration
4 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
5 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
5 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
6 6 (11.76%) ETL
6 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance
7 4 (7.84%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Analytics
8 3 (5.88%) Change Management
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) C
3 2 (3.92%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) ISEB
2 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.96%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Ab Initio
2 2 (3.92%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) TSYS
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter
3 1 (1.96%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 7 days ago