The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 147 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 363 419 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.47% 1.65% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.13% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 278 278
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -22.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £35.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -3.37%
Test Scripting
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in London

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in London

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in London

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 94 £450 +12.50% 20
Feltham - 7 £470 -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £225 - 1
Croydon -13 1 £450 -7.69%
Uxbridge - 1 - - 2
Bromley - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 237 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (27.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 175 (22.24%) Finance
4 172 (21.86%) SQL
5 134 (17.03%) QA
6 113 (14.36%) HP Quality Center
7 104 (13.21%) Scrum
7 104 (13.21%) Selenium
8 101 (12.83%) Java
9 94 (11.94%) Oracle
10 92 (11.69%) Test Strategy
11 90 (11.44%) Banking
12 85 (10.80%) Ruby
12 85 (10.80%) Cucumber
12 85 (10.80%) BDD
13 82 (10.42%) TDD
14 79 (10.04%) Microsoft
15 74 (9.40%) HP
16 71 (9.02%) JavaScript
17 70 (8.89%) JIRA
18 68 (8.64%) ISEB
19 67 (8.51%) Test Automation
20 64 (8.13%) .NET
20 64 (8.13%) SAP
21 62 (7.88%) C#
21 62 (7.88%) Android
22 60 (7.62%) Integration Testing
22 60 (7.62%) CRM
22 60 (7.62%) ISTQB
23 59 (7.50%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.14%) CMS
3 8 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.89%) JBoss
5 6 (0.76%) Confluence
6 5 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.64%) SAS
7 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.51%) LiveCycle
8 3 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.25%) uiautomator
9 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.25%) IIS
10 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
Applications
1 54 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.32%) MS Office
3 25 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.14%) Doxygen
6 8 (1.02%) MS Project
7 5 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.64%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.64%) InDesign
7 5 (0.64%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (2.29%) SAP HR
4 16 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
6 14 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (1.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (1.65%) Markit EDM
8 12 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (1.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 9 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 9 (1.14%) Agresso
11 8 (1.02%) Loan IQ
11 8 (1.02%) Oracle iProcurement
12 7 (0.89%) BASE24
13 6 (0.76%) SAP APO
13 6 (0.76%) SAP Payroll
13 6 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.64%) SAP HCM
14 5 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.40%) SaaS
2 8 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Trello
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.56%) HTTP
2 19 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.41%) HTTPS
3 15 (1.91%) SSL
4 12 (1.52%) Firewall
5 11 (1.40%) Intranet
6 10 (1.27%) SAN
6 10 (1.27%) Wireshark
7 9 (1.14%) VPN
8 6 (0.76%) DNS
8 6 (0.76%) LAN
9 5 (0.64%) LDAP
9 5 (0.64%) WAN
10 4 (0.51%) FTP
11 2 (0.25%) AMQP
11 2 (0.25%) Internet
11 2 (0.25%) DVB
12 1 (0.13%) SSH
12 1 (0.13%) VLAN
12 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.56%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.65%) MySQL
6 13 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.27%) QlikView
8 9 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
9 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (0.76%) Data Mart
10 6 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.76%) DataStage
10 6 (0.76%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.64%) Base SAS
12 4 (0.51%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 104 (13.21%) Selenium
2 85 (10.80%) Cucumber
3 70 (8.89%) JIRA
4 55 (6.99%) WebDriver
5 47 (5.97%) Calabash
6 28 (3.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 27 (3.43%) Git (software)
8 20 (2.54%) Visual Studio
8 20 (2.54%) JMeter
9 18 (2.29%) SpecFlow
9 18 (2.29%) Robolectric
10 16 (2.03%) Jenkins
11 15 (1.91%) Capybara
11 15 (1.91%) FitNesse
12 14 (1.78%) Subversion
12 14 (1.78%) LoadRunner
12 14 (1.78%) Appium
13 13 (1.65%) SoapUI
14 12 (1.52%) Xcode
14 12 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 175 (22.24%) Finance
2 90 (11.44%) Banking
3 41 (5.21%) Retail
4 34 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.91%) Legal
6 14 (1.78%) Publishing
6 14 (1.78%) Front Office
7 13 (1.65%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.27%) Back Office
9 10 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.14%) Advertising
11 7 (0.89%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.64%) Marketing
13 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 334 (42.44%) Analyst
2 184 (23.38%) Test Analyst
3 169 (21.47%) Tester
4 110 (13.98%) Business Analyst
5 72 (9.15%) Developer
6 52 (6.61%) Test Manager
7 50 (6.35%) Consultant
8 44 (5.59%) Test Leader
9 40 (5.08%) Automation Tester
10 32 (4.07%) Test Engineer
11 26 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
12 21 (2.67%) Business Systems Analyst
13 18 (2.29%) QA Tester
14 16 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (1.91%) Functional Consultant
15 15 (1.91%) QA Engineer
15 15 (1.91%) QA Analyst
16 14 (1.78%) Oracle Consultant
17 13 (1.65%) Senior Developer
18 12 (1.52%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.13%) .NET
2 53 (6.73%) HTML
2 53 (6.73%) Web Services
3 49 (6.23%) XML
4 23 (2.92%) CSS
5 21 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 19 (2.41%) REST
7 17 (2.16%) HTML5
7 17 (2.16%) Gherkin
8 16 (2.03%) JSON
8 16 (2.03%) JSP
8 16 (2.03%) SOAP
9 14 (1.78%) Middleware
10 13 (1.65%) RESTful
11 11 (1.40%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.02%) CSS3
13 7 (0.89%) Flash
14 6 (0.76%) WCF
14 6 (0.76%) WPF
14 6 (0.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 49 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.94%) User Experience
4 19 (2.41%) Open Source
4 19 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.16%) Equities
6 16 (2.03%) Derivative
6 16 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.27%) NHS
8 10 (1.27%) STB
8 10 (1.27%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
9 9 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.14%) IPTV
10 8 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.89%) Tandem
11 7 (0.89%) iPhone
11 7 (0.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.88%) Android
2 57 (7.24%) Windows
3 51 (6.48%) UNIX
4 45 (5.72%) Apple iOS
5 40 (5.08%) Linux
6 16 (2.03%) Windows XP
7 12 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.76%) Solaris
12 5 (0.64%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (27.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 104 (13.21%) Scrum
4 92 (11.69%) Test Strategy
5 85 (10.80%) BDD
6 82 (10.42%) TDD
7 67 (8.51%) Test Automation
8 60 (7.62%) Integration Testing
8 60 (7.62%) CRM
9 59 (7.50%) Project Management
10 57 (7.24%) Software Testing
11 53 (6.73%) Test Management
12 50 (6.35%) Performance Testing
12 50 (6.35%) OO
13 47 (5.97%) Regression Testing
13 47 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (5.97%) System Testing
14 45 (5.72%) Automation Testing
15 42 (5.34%) Migration
16 40 (5.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (21.86%) SQL
2 101 (12.83%) Java
3 85 (10.80%) Ruby
4 71 (9.02%) JavaScript
5 62 (7.88%) C#
6 26 (3.30%) Objective-C
7 23 (2.92%) Python
8 17 (2.16%) Groovy
9 15 (1.91%) T-SQL
9 15 (1.91%) PHP
10 10 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.02%) VB
12 8 (1.02%) VBA
13 7 (0.89%) C
14 5 (0.64%) C++
14 5 (0.64%) Perl
15 2 (0.25%) VBScript
15 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 68 (8.64%) ISEB
2 60 (7.62%) ISTQB
3 54 (6.86%) Security Cleared
4 40 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 39 (4.96%) Degree
6 38 (4.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (2.92%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.25%) PMP
10 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ACCA
11 1 (0.13%) CIMA
11 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.13%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.13%) MCTS
11 1 (0.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (17.03%) QA
2 12 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (0.89%) EMIR
4 3 (0.38%) FATCA
5 2 (0.25%) Basel II
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
System Software
1 12 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.64%) Nmap
3 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 113 (14.36%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.64%) Nessus
2 5 (0.64%) SCOM
3 4 (0.51%) Control-M
4 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.25%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 94 (11.94%) Oracle
2 79 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 74 (9.40%) HP
4 64 (8.13%) SAP
5 20 (2.54%) Siebel
6 11 (1.40%) Business Objects
6 11 (1.40%) Calypso
7 10 (1.27%) Remedy
7 10 (1.27%) Charles River
8 9 (1.14%) Adobe
9 8 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (1.02%) Citrix
9 8 (1.02%) Cognos
9 8 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.02%) VMware
9 8 (1.02%) Sophis
10 7 (0.89%) BMC
10 7 (0.89%) IBM
11 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.76%) Tableau
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £25,000 - £49K plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £465.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 14 days ago