The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 2.00% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.70% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Median daily rate £290 £346 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% +62.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £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 £39.00 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
Test Scripting
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 481 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.39% 73.89% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 249 341
Median daily rate £444 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £47.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Watford 0 6 £450 - 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £285 -
Stevenage +1 1 - - 1
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 14 (58.33%) WebDriver
2 14 (58.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 13 (54.17%) Automated Testing
3 13 (54.17%) Scrum
4 12 (50.00%) Java
5 11 (45.83%) SoapUI
5 11 (45.83%) Gherkin
6 10 (41.67%) BDD
6 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 10 (41.67%) System Testing
6 10 (41.67%) JIRA
6 10 (41.67%) Finance
7 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (37.50%) Retail
7 9 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Open Source
9 6 (25.00%) Spring
9 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 6 (25.00%) QA
9 6 (25.00%) JMeter
9 6 (25.00%) Migration
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Unix
9 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (25.00%) IBM
9 6 (25.00%) ATDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.83%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Magento
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
1 5 (20.83%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Cucumber
1 14 (58.33%) Selenium
1 14 (58.33%) WebDriver
2 11 (45.83%) SoapUI
3 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (41.67%) JIRA
4 6 (25.00%) JBehave
4 6 (25.00%) JMeter
5 5 (20.83%) Appium
5 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.83%) JUnit
5 5 (20.83%) Maven
5 5 (20.83%) NUnit
6 4 (16.67%) FitNesse
6 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (12.50%) Robot Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Automation Tester
1 10 (41.67%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Strategy Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Gherkin
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
3 5 (20.83%) RESTful
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Automated Testing
2 13 (54.17%) Scrum
2 13 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 10 (41.67%) System Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 6 (25.00%) ATDD
6 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.83%) Coaching
7 5 (20.83%) Document Management
7 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
7 5 (20.83%) Kanban
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Ada
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SDET
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 5 (20.83%) hybris
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) AppSense
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) PTC
5 1 (4.17%) Siemens
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
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