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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 15 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.19% - 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £415 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
Test Scripting
Devon

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
68 75 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 80.95% 70.75% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 36
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% +52.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £34.00 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £34.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared