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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.70% 8.55% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 9.62% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 1
Average daily rate £325 £358 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -22.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
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
130 104 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 89.04% 88.89% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 67 25
Average daily rate £400 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £267 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £451 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 34 (97.14%) Change Management
2 34 (97.14%) VMware
3 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (80.00%) TestDirector
3 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (77.14%) Hyper-V
4 27 (77.14%) Test Automation
4 27 (77.14%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (77.14%) HP UFT
4 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
4 27 (77.14%) Citrix
4 27 (77.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (77.14%) WinRunner
4 27 (77.14%) MCSE
4 27 (77.14%) MCSA
4 27 (77.14%) Software Testing
4 27 (77.14%) MCTS
4 27 (77.14%) MCITP
5 26 (74.29%) PDA
5 26 (74.29%) VMware ESX
5 26 (74.29%) Clustering
5 26 (74.29%) Netcool
5 26 (74.29%) Intel Security
5 26 (74.29%) AIX
5 26 (74.29%) Windows XP
5 26 (74.29%) Veritas
5 26 (74.29%) SQL
5 26 (74.29%) Windows 7

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.86%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (80.00%) TestDirector
2 27 (77.14%) HP UFT
2 27 (77.14%) WinRunner
3 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (20.00%) MSI
3 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
1 19 (54.29%) Test Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Lync Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) WinForms
1 7 (20.00%) WPF
1 7 (20.00%) XML
1 7 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (74.29%) Clustering
1 26 (74.29%) PDA
2 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (74.29%) AIX
4 26 (74.29%) Windows 7
4 26 (74.29%) Windows XP
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Change Management
2 27 (77.14%) Software Testing
2 27 (77.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.00%) OO
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.00%) C
3 7 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) COBOL
3 7 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) PL/1
3 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) MCITP
1 27 (77.14%) MCSA
1 27 (77.14%) MCSE
1 27 (77.14%) MCTS
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (65.71%) ISTQB
2 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
3 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
1 27 (77.14%) Hyper-V
2 26 (74.29%) VMware ESX
3 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (77.14%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (74.29%) McAfee ePO
2 26 (74.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) VMware
2 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (77.14%) Citrix
4 26 (74.29%) Intel Security
4 26 (74.29%) Veritas
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle