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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 13 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 1.83% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.20% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 18
Median daily rate £350 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £355 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £341 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.69% -0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-18.89% +27.40%

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
718 1225 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.77% 83.16% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 644 611
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Management
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.64%) QA
6 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
7 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Release Management
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) SQL

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 1 (4.55%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Protractor
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Test Management
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix
1 1 (4.55%) Dell
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Northgate
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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