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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 34 66 44
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 57 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.86% 1.57% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 2.05% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £268 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% -18.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £221 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £361 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.98%
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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
1158 976 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.35% 76.61% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 584 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 46 (46.00%) Banking
2 40 (40.00%) Finance
3 37 (37.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (23.00%) Retail
5 20 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (19.00%) Analytics
7 16 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (15.00%) Test Planning
9 14 (14.00%) SAS
9 14 (14.00%) Software Testing
10 13 (13.00%) Retail Banking
10 13 (13.00%) QA
11 11 (11.00%) SQL
11 11 (11.00%) .NET
12 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.00%) Windows
13 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.00%) Validation
14 8 (8.00%) Migration
14 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (8.00%) Test Strategy
14 8 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
14 8 (8.00%) Test Management
15 7 (7.00%) ISEB
15 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (6.00%) VMware
16 6 (6.00%) HP
16 6 (6.00%) AngularJS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (14.00%) SAS
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.00%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) ATM
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.00%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.00%) Big Data
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.00%) JUnit
3 3 (3.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.00%) NUnit
3 3 (3.00%) Selenium
3 3 (3.00%) WebLOAD
4 2 (2.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.00%) Gradle
5 1 (1.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Maven
5 1 (1.00%) JMeter
5 1 (1.00%) Ant
5 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
General
1 46 (46.00%) Banking
2 40 (40.00%) Finance
3 23 (23.00%) Retail
4 13 (13.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Front Office
6 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (63.00%) Analyst
2 56 (56.00%) Test Analyst
3 21 (21.00%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 15 (15.00%) Test Leader
6 8 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.00%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Tester
9 4 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Payments Business Analyst
11 2 (2.00%) UAT Test Analyst
11 2 (2.00%) UAT Manager
11 2 (2.00%) Automation Tester
11 2 (2.00%) UAT Analyst
11 2 (2.00%) Coordinator
12 1 (1.00%) Project Manager
12 1 (1.00%) Junior
12 1 (1.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.00%) Ajax
3 5 (5.00%) jQuery
3 5 (5.00%) XML
4 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.00%) CSS
4 4 (4.00%) HTML
4 4 (4.00%) HTML5
4 4 (4.00%) CSS3
5 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.00%) J2EE
6 1 (1.00%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.00%) RESTful
6 1 (1.00%) Servlets
6 1 (1.00%) SOAP
6 1 (1.00%) Web Services
6 1 (1.00%) XSL
6 1 (1.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Online Banking
1 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.00%) GIS
2 3 (3.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Android
2 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (19.00%) Analytics
3 15 (15.00%) Test Planning
4 14 (14.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.00%) Validation
6 8 (8.00%) Migration
6 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (8.00%) Test Management
6 8 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (8.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.00%) Open Source
9 4 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) C#
2 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.00%) XPath
3 3 (3.00%) Java
4 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.00%) VB
5 1 (1.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) XQuery
5 1 (1.00%) Ruby
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) C++
5 1 (1.00%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) ISEB
2 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) HP
2 6 (6.00%) VMware
3 5 (5.00%) Veeam
4 4 (4.00%) Telerik
5 3 (3.00%) ESRI
6 2 (2.00%) Teradata
6 2 (2.00%) Informatica
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
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