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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 40 65
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 54 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 3.34% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 4.06% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 11
Median daily rate £280 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £266 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.83%
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
1028 1330 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.84% 82.25% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 691 590
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £22.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (45.83%) Banking
2 18 (37.50%) Finance
3 16 (33.33%) Retail
4 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 11 (22.92%) Migration
8 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
9 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Defect Management
10 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
10 7 (14.58%) Retail Banking
11 6 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (12.50%) ETL
11 6 (12.50%) ISEB
12 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.42%) SWIFT
12 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
13 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
13 4 (8.33%) Security Testing
13 4 (8.33%) Equities
13 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
13 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
13 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (6.25%) Data Analytics

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 (4.17%) JBoss
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) JMeter
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (45.83%) Banking
2 18 (37.50%) Finance
3 16 (33.33%) Retail
4 7 (14.58%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Analyst
2 26 (54.17%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) ETL Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Test Data Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Build Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) ActiveX
1 1 (2.08%) DHTML
1 1 (2.08%) DOM
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (10.42%) SWIFT
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 4 (8.33%) Equities
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) AIX
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 11 (22.92%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 8 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Defect Management
7 6 (12.50%) ETL
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.25%) Analytics
10 3 (6.25%) Change Management
10 3 (6.25%) Data Analytics
10 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.25%) Test Management
11 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C
2 3 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCITP
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) MCTS
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Ab Initio
2 3 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) TSYS
3 2 (4.17%) Veritas
4 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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