The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 3.78% 1.16% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.25% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £275 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £355 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £355 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
Test Scripting
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
275 80 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 94.50% 93.02% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 52 102
Median daily rate £320 £330 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £56.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine 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 Erskine

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (74.19%) Change Management
3 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (74.19%) SQL
4 22 (70.97%) Citrix
4 22 (70.97%) VMware
4 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
4 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
5 21 (67.74%) Hyper-V
5 21 (67.74%) Windows 7
5 21 (67.74%) McAfee ePO
5 21 (67.74%) Software Testing
5 21 (67.74%) MCTS
5 21 (67.74%) MCITP
5 21 (67.74%) ISTQB
5 21 (67.74%) Smoke Testing
5 21 (67.74%) Veritas
5 21 (67.74%) Netcool
5 21 (67.74%) Intel Security
5 21 (67.74%) Clustering
5 21 (67.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (67.74%) MCSE
5 21 (67.74%) MCSA
5 21 (67.74%) AIX
5 21 (67.74%) Windows XP
6 19 (61.29%) WinRunner
6 19 (61.29%) TestDirector
6 19 (61.29%) HP UFT

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) HP UFT
1 19 (61.29%) TestDirector
1 19 (61.29%) WinRunner
2 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 2 (6.45%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
1 15 (48.39%) Test Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) WinForms
4 2 (6.45%) WPF
4 2 (6.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Clustering
2 18 (58.06%) PDA
3 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (67.74%) AIX
4 21 (67.74%) Windows 7
4 21 (67.74%) Windows XP
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Change Management
2 21 (67.74%) Smoke Testing
2 21 (67.74%) Software Testing
3 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
5 6 (19.35%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Management
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) C++
2 8 (25.81%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) VB
3 6 (19.35%) VB6
3 6 (19.35%) VBA
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) COBOL
4 2 (6.45%) PL/1
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) ISTQB
1 21 (67.74%) MCITP
1 21 (67.74%) MCSA
1 21 (67.74%) MCSE
1 21 (67.74%) MCTS
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (67.74%) Hyper-V
3 19 (61.29%) VMware ESX
4 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) McAfee ePO
1 21 (67.74%) Netcool
2 19 (61.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Citrix
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
2 21 (67.74%) Intel Security
2 21 (67.74%) Veritas
3 6 (19.35%) ILOG
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) ThinPrint
5 1 (3.23%) Xerox