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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.63% 1.62% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 2.21% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Median daily rate £210 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.07%
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
282 181 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.06% 73.28% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 100 104
Median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £170.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1378.26% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Chatham - 2 £215 -
Cranbrook - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (76.92%) ISEB
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
1 20 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 18 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 16 (61.54%) Integration Testing
3 16 (61.54%) Regression Testing
3 16 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (38.46%) System Testing
5 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 10 (38.46%) SDLC
6 9 (34.62%) AS400
7 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
7 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) JIRA
9 4 (15.38%) Selenium
9 4 (15.38%) TestComplete
10 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
10 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
10 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
10 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
10 3 (11.54%) QA

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) HP UFT
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) TestComplete
3 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
2 18 (69.23%) Test Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 16 (61.54%) Integration Testing
2 16 (61.54%) Regression Testing
2 16 (61.54%) System Integration Testing
3 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (38.46%) SDLC
4 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 10 (38.46%) System Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
8 3 (11.54%) UML
9 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) ISEB
2 18 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft