The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 25 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 0.69% 0.99% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.26% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -17.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 159 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 66.67% 78.71% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 119 38
Average daily rate £338 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +77.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Test Scripting
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Exeter, Devon
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