The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.67% 1.79% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.35% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £399 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +18.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £268 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £483 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +10.90%
Test Scripting
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
362 341 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.73% 76.29% 63.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 230 149
Median daily rate £420 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 37
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucester - 4 £350 - 1
Cheltenham -1 1 £330 -25.17% 2
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) C
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) UAT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Teradata
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