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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 193 145 139
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 288 369 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.57% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.89% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 224 285
Median daily rate £400 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +124.19%
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
19637 19518 19670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.26% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14080 14002 13948
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 219 246
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.78 £52.02 £53.50
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 28 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London -22 37 £418 +4.37% 19
Harrow - 4 £350 -
Canary Wharf 0 2 - -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Brentford +6 1 - -
Bromley +1 1 £225 -
Croydon -14 1 £270 -3.57%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 228 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (27.12%) Finance
3 145 (24.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 144 (23.96%) SQL
5 111 (18.47%) QA
6 94 (15.64%) Functional Testing
7 93 (15.47%) Banking
8 87 (14.48%) Scrum
8 87 (14.48%) HP Quality Center
9 86 (14.31%) Regression Testing
10 82 (13.64%) Java
11 81 (13.48%) JIRA
11 81 (13.48%) Defect Management
12 77 (12.81%) Selenium
13 69 (11.48%) Test Strategy
14 68 (11.31%) ISEB
15 66 (10.98%) HP
15 66 (10.98%) Test Automation
16 65 (10.82%) Software Testing
17 61 (10.15%) Integration Testing
18 60 (9.98%) Retail
19 59 (9.82%) ISTQB
20 55 (9.15%) Security Cleared
20 55 (9.15%) Microsoft
21 52 (8.65%) Validation
21 52 (8.65%) Migration
22 49 (8.15%) Degree
23 48 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (7.82%) Test Planning
24 47 (7.82%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 13 (2.16%) Confluence
2 12 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (1.66%) CMS
5 6 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.83%) SAS
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.33%) Mule
9 2 (0.33%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) nginx
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.33%) MS Office
3 16 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.00%) MS Project
6 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.00%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.83%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.33%) Magento
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (1.00%) GitHub
2 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.83%) Office 365
4 4 (0.67%) PaaS
5 3 (0.50%) Veeva
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.33%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.33%) Force.com
6 2 (0.33%) IaaS
6 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.17%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.83%) HTTP
2 9 (1.50%) Internet
2 9 (1.50%) Wireshark
3 7 (1.16%) DVB
4 4 (0.67%) FTP
4 4 (0.67%) Intranet
5 3 (0.50%) WAN
6 2 (0.33%) AMQP
6 2 (0.33%) ATM
6 2 (0.33%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.17%) CDMA
7 1 (0.17%) Extranet
7 1 (0.17%) GSM
7 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.17%) SCCP
7 1 (0.17%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.17%) SS7
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.33%) Big Data
5 8 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.00%) MySQL
7 6 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.83%) QlikView
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.67%) GIS
9 4 (0.67%) MS Access
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 81 (13.48%) JIRA
2 77 (12.81%) Selenium
3 39 (6.49%) Cucumber
4 35 (5.82%) WebDriver
5 30 (4.99%) Jenkins
6 29 (4.83%) HP UFT
7 25 (4.16%) Rational Rose
8 22 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.83%) SoapUI
10 16 (2.66%) Git (software)
10 16 (2.66%) LoadRunner
11 13 (2.16%) Visual Studio
12 12 (2.00%) Appium
13 11 (1.83%) Selenium IDE
13 11 (1.83%) Subversion
14 10 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.66%) Calabash
14 10 (1.66%) JMeter
15 8 (1.33%) JUnit
15 8 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 163 (27.12%) Finance
2 93 (15.47%) Banking
3 60 (9.98%) Retail
4 22 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.50%) Back Office
5 15 (2.50%) Front Office
6 12 (2.00%) Legal
7 11 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.83%) Publishing
7 11 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.66%) Games
9 9 (1.50%) Advertising
10 8 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.00%) Billing
11 6 (1.00%) Marketing
12 4 (0.67%) Law
12 4 (0.67%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 281 (46.76%) Analyst
2 163 (27.12%) Test Analyst
3 100 (16.64%) Business Analyst
4 96 (15.97%) Tester
5 46 (7.65%) Test Leader
6 38 (6.32%) Test Manager
7 36 (5.99%) Automation Tester
7 36 (5.99%) Developer
8 25 (4.16%) Consultant
9 24 (3.99%) Test Engineer
10 22 (3.66%) QA Analyst
11 15 (2.50%) QA Test Analyst
11 15 (2.50%) QA Tester
11 15 (2.50%) Service Analyst
12 14 (2.33%) Automation Test Analyst
12 14 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
12 14 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (2.33%) Software Tester
12 14 (2.33%) UAT Analyst
13 13 (2.16%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.49%) .NET
2 36 (5.99%) Web Services
3 29 (4.83%) XML
4 22 (3.66%) JSON
5 20 (3.33%) SOAP
6 12 (2.00%) HTML
7 11 (1.83%) Gherkin
7 11 (1.83%) REST
8 10 (1.66%) RESTful
9 8 (1.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.16%) CSS
10 7 (1.16%) Spring
11 6 (1.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.00%) JMS
12 5 (0.83%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.67%) Ext JS
13 4 (0.67%) JAXB
13 4 (0.67%) JDBC
13 4 (0.67%) JPA
13 4 (0.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.16%) User Experience
3 23 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.49%) Equities
5 20 (3.33%) Fixed Income
5 20 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.50%) EPoS
7 12 (2.00%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.83%) STB
9 10 (1.66%) Derivative
10 9 (1.50%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.16%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.00%) Reinsurance
12 6 (1.00%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.83%) FMCG
13 5 (0.83%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.32%) Linux
1 38 (6.32%) Unix
2 35 (5.82%) Windows
3 17 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.50%) Android
5 9 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.67%) Solaris
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (24.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 94 (15.64%) Functional Testing
4 87 (14.48%) Scrum
5 86 (14.31%) Regression Testing
6 81 (13.48%) Defect Management
7 69 (11.48%) Test Strategy
8 66 (10.98%) Test Automation
9 65 (10.82%) Software Testing
10 61 (10.15%) Integration Testing
11 52 (8.65%) Migration
11 52 (8.65%) Validation
12 47 (7.82%) Project Management
12 47 (7.82%) Test Planning
13 45 (7.49%) System Integration Testing
14 43 (7.15%) Business Analysis
14 43 (7.15%) CRM
15 40 (6.66%) BDD
15 40 (6.66%) Test Management
16 39 (6.49%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (23.96%) SQL
2 82 (13.64%) Java
3 34 (5.66%) C#
4 24 (3.99%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.99%) Python
5 23 (3.83%) C
6 19 (3.16%) Ruby
7 13 (2.16%) VBScript
8 11 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.66%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.66%) VB
10 9 (1.50%) VBA
11 8 (1.33%) C++
12 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.83%) Groovy
14 4 (0.67%) Perl
14 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.50%) COBOL
16 2 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (11.31%) ISEB
2 59 (9.82%) ISTQB
3 55 (9.15%) Security Cleared
4 49 (8.15%) Degree
5 36 (5.99%) DV Cleared
6 28 (4.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.50%) PMP
10 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (18.47%) QA
2 14 (2.33%) Solvency II
3 8 (1.33%) GxP
4 6 (1.00%) COREP
4 6 (1.00%) SDET
5 5 (0.83%) Basel II
5 5 (0.83%) Basel III
5 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.67%) GMP
6 4 (0.67%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.50%) SLA
8 2 (0.33%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.33%) FINREP
8 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.33%) WCAG
9 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) FATCA
9 1 (0.17%) SEPA
9 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 87 (14.48%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.67%) Control-M
3 3 (0.50%) WMI
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (10.98%) HP
2 55 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 46 (7.65%) Oracle
4 32 (5.32%) SAP
5 14 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.00%) Sybase
7 10 (1.66%) Adobe
7 10 (1.66%) JD Edwards
7 10 (1.66%) Siebel
8 8 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.00%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.83%) Cognos
10 5 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.83%) Remedy
11 4 (0.67%) Apple
11 4 (0.67%) IBM
11 4 (0.67%) Informatica
11 4 (0.67%) Kronos
12 3 (0.50%) JDA
12 3 (0.50%) Red Hat
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