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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.54% 3.52% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 4.96% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Average daily rate £450 £486 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +14.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £368 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £553 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
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
357 363 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.46% 71.04% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 99
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 16
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Gloucester +10 3 £400 +6.66%
Cheltenham +3 3 £475 -5.00% 2
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) V-Model
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (16.67%) Lua
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) Ant

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Scheduler
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) V-Model
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Lua
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
SuperGroup plc
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Month Contract
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