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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 18 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 16 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.26% - 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% - 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
Median daily rate £275 - £377
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 - £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.69 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +1.66%
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
144 78 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 92.31% 96.30% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 52 105
Median daily rate £320 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £53.22 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (62.07%) SQL
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (55.17%) Citrix
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Change Management
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) Clustering
5 14 (48.28%) Software Testing
5 14 (48.28%) MCTS
5 14 (48.28%) MCITP
5 14 (48.28%) Netcool
5 14 (48.28%) Veritas
5 14 (48.28%) Intel Security
5 14 (48.28%) MCSE
5 14 (48.28%) MCSA
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (48.28%) AIX
5 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
5 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
5 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
5 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
5 14 (48.28%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
5 14 (48.28%) Smoke Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
6 12 (41.38%) Test Automation

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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) HP UFT
1 12 (41.38%) TestDirector
1 12 (41.38%) WinRunner
2 2 (6.90%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) MSI
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
1 11 (37.93%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Web Applications Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Web Applications Support
4 4 (13.79%) Web Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Web Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Tester
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Clustering
2 11 (37.93%) PDA
3 9 (31.03%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (48.28%) AIX
4 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
4 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Change Management
2 14 (48.28%) Smoke Testing
2 14 (48.28%) Software Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
3 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
4 11 (37.93%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.45%) Records Management
6 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.45%) Test Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) VB
3 11 (37.93%) VB6
3 11 (37.93%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) COBOL
4 1 (3.45%) PL/1
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
2 14 (48.28%) MCITP
2 14 (48.28%) MCSA
2 14 (48.28%) MCSE
2 14 (48.28%) MCTS
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
3 12 (41.38%) VMware ESX
4 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) McAfee ePO
1 14 (48.28%) Netcool
2 12 (41.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Citrix
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Intel Security
3 14 (48.28%) Veritas
4 11 (37.93%) ILOG
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) IronPort
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) ThinPrint
6 1 (3.45%) Xerox
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago