The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 37 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 3 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.60% 0.91% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.26% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 21
Average daily rate £525 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
- +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+20.29% +12.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 239 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 66.04% 72.87% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 142 360
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cirencester - - - -
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Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) V-Model
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (23.08%) DO-178B
4 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Toad
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) ProClarity
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) HND
6 1 (7.69%) Linux

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) ProClarity
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (15.38%) Toad
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
1 4 (30.77%) V-Model
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) DO-178B
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Ventyx
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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