The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland / Fife
Rank 8 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 7.14% 9.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £283 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +20.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 89.29% 90.48% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
Median daily rate £300 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Fife 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 Fife

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Fife region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -4 2 £283 +25.55%
Test Scripting
Scotland

Test Scripting
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Fife region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python