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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 32 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 18 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.10% 1.88% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 2.40% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Median daily rate £425 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £372 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +24.28%

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
301 375 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 85.27% 78.45% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 204 228
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.25 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £46.20 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 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
Gloucester +10 14 £425 +4.61% 3
Cirencester - 1 £263 -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 24 (61.54%) Banking
2 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) Defect Management
5 13 (33.33%) Migration
5 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (28.21%) Regulatory Compliance
7 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 9 (23.08%) Retail
8 9 (23.08%) Retail Banking
8 9 (23.08%) Python
9 8 (20.51%) Java
9 8 (20.51%) ISEB
9 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
9 8 (20.51%) Test Planning
10 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.95%) HP
11 6 (15.38%) Selenium
11 6 (15.38%) Scrum
12 5 (12.82%) Maven
12 5 (12.82%) JIRA
12 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
12 5 (12.82%) Ant
12 5 (12.82%) Unix
12 5 (12.82%) WebDriver

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 (5.13%) Apache
1 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Selenium
2 5 (12.82%) Ant
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
2 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 5 (12.82%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (61.54%) Banking
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Retail
3 9 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.13%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Test Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 8 (20.51%) Banking Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Finance Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) JSP
2 1 (2.56%) Servlets
2 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Unix
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Defect Management
4 13 (33.33%) Migration
4 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.21%) Regulatory Compliance
6 8 (20.51%) Test Planning
7 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) BDD
9 5 (12.82%) Release Management
9 5 (12.82%) Software Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.26%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Time Management
12 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 9 (23.08%) Python
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) ISEB
2 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) IFRS
2 1 (2.56%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) HP
2 5 (12.82%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.82%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com