The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 55 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 1.41% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.81% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £475 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
Test Scripting
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
345 443 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 85.61% 77.99% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 229 277
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £580 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Essex region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Test Scripting
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Essex
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