The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 36 34
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.27% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.57% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £210 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
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 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
Test Scripting
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 191 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 77.25% 80.59% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 135 91
Median daily rate £375 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 17
Median hourly rate £9.61 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 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 Kent region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Equities
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) Sonata
2 3 (27.27%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) AS400
3 2 (18.18%) PACS
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) RPG
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Applications Support
2 5 (45.45%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Tester
6 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior UAT Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Equities
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) RPG
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCP
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy