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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Devon / Exeter
Rank 24 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.36% - 6.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% - 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £349
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.90% +21.66%

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
107 82 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 84.25% 82.83% 67.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 33
Median daily rate £400 £411 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Exeter 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 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 14 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (9.09%) RIA
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Leader
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Team Leader
2 5 (45.45%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland