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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 29 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.23% 9.21% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.01% 10.00% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
Median daily rate £272 £338 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.40% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £299 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +124.19%
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
222 70 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 91.36% 92.11% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 51 113
Median daily rate £330 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £229 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 16 (47.06%) Smoke Testing
4 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 16 (47.06%) Citrix
4 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 16 (47.06%) Change Management
4 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 16 (47.06%) ISTQB
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 15 (44.12%) ITIL
5 15 (44.12%) Release Management
6 14 (41.18%) jQuery
6 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
6 14 (41.18%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (41.18%) ITIL V3
6 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
6 14 (41.18%) AIX
6 14 (41.18%) MCSE
6 14 (41.18%) MCSA
6 14 (41.18%) VB
6 14 (41.18%) VB.NET
6 14 (41.18%) VBA
6 14 (41.18%) .NET
6 14 (41.18%) C#

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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) TestDirector
2 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
2 7 (20.59%) StarTeam
2 7 (20.59%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Test Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Applications Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Applications Support
3 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Web Applications Support
5 4 (11.76%) Web Applications Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Web Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Web Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
1 14 (41.18%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Clustering
2 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (26.47%) PDA
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 14 (41.18%) AIX
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Change Management
1 16 (47.06%) Smoke Testing
1 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 15 (44.12%) Release Management
3 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 14 (41.18%) ITIL V3
4 7 (20.59%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Records Management
6 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) C++
2 14 (41.18%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) VB
2 14 (41.18%) VB.NET
2 14 (41.18%) VB6
2 14 (41.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (47.06%) ISTQB
3 14 (41.18%) MCITP
3 14 (41.18%) MCSA
3 14 (41.18%) MCSE
3 14 (41.18%) MCTS
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
4 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) McAfee ePO
1 14 (41.18%) Netcool
2 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Citrix
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) ILOG
3 14 (41.18%) Intel Security
3 14 (41.18%) Veritas
4 9 (26.47%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) IronPort
6 1 (2.94%) ThinPrint
6 1 (2.94%) Xerox