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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 7.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.15 £32.50 £48.08
% change year-on-year
+29.69% -32.39%
Test Scripting
Scotland

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
23 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 85.19% 80.00% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate £320 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +282.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Fife region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 2 £225 -
Test Scripting
Scotland

Test Scripting
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP