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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 32 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 19 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.04% 1.03% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 1.41% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Median daily rate £406 £284 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.17% -19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +124.19%
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
362 354 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.02% 72.99% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 214 166
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Cheltenham +10 13 £330 +10.00% 3
Gloucester - 4 £450 - 2
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 16 (59.26%) DV Cleared
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 9 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 8 (29.63%) JIRA
6 8 (29.63%) Selenium
6 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) Maven
6 8 (29.63%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) Ant
7 7 (25.93%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 5 (18.52%) ClearCase
9 5 (18.52%) JUnit
9 5 (18.52%) XML
9 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
9 5 (18.52%) HP
9 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
9 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
9 5 (18.52%) JSON
9 5 (18.52%) JMeter

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 5 (18.52%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
1 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
1 5 (18.52%) OrientDB
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Ant
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
1 8 (29.63%) Maven
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) ClearCase
3 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
3 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) JMeter
3 5 (18.52%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripter
4 3 (11.11%) Test Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Finance Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) JSON
1 5 (18.52%) REST
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.11%) BDD
9 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.11%) Release Management
9 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) DV Cleared
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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