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 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 182 175 117
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -58
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 295 280 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.24% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.53% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 183 318
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.07%
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
18514 18318 18329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.96% 80.96% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13544 12887 13134
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 258 228
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.30 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -3.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £78.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 May 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 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
City of London +14 41 £475 +6.68% 22
Osterley - 3 £113 -
Brentford +5 2 - -
Croydon -10 2 £250 -43.63%
Uxbridge +6 1 - - 1
Feltham +2 1 £385 -
Harrow - 1 £365 -
Ealing - 1 £330 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 226 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (29.98%) Finance
3 175 (28.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 165 (26.74%) SQL
5 128 (20.75%) Banking
6 124 (20.10%) QA
7 99 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
8 95 (15.40%) ISEB
9 94 (15.24%) Integration Testing
10 93 (15.07%) Scrum
11 91 (14.75%) Selenium
12 87 (14.10%) Defect Management
13 86 (13.94%) JIRA
14 82 (13.29%) ISTQB
15 81 (13.13%) Functional Testing
16 77 (12.48%) HP
17 76 (12.32%) Test Automation
18 75 (12.16%) System Integration Testing
19 73 (11.83%) Test Strategy
20 72 (11.67%) Microsoft
21 71 (11.51%) Java
22 63 (10.21%) Software Testing
22 63 (10.21%) Security Cleared
23 60 (9.72%) Regression Testing
24 59 (9.56%) SQL Server
24 59 (9.56%) Test Management
25 58 (9.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 57 (9.24%) Oracle
26 57 (9.24%) .NET
27 54 (8.75%) Migration

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 36 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.30%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.13%) Confluence
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.65%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.49%) Node.js
6 3 (0.49%) SAS
6 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.32%) MS Office
3 11 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.30%) MS Project
5 4 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) Mingle
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.30%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.97%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.81%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 4 (0.65%) Magento
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.65%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.16%) Global One
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.16%) GitHub
2 1 (0.16%) Taleo
2 1 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.76%) HTTP
2 6 (0.97%) DVB
2 6 (0.97%) Internet
3 5 (0.81%) SMTP
3 5 (0.81%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.65%) Intranet
5 3 (0.49%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.32%) BGP
6 2 (0.32%) DNS
6 2 (0.32%) Firewall
6 2 (0.32%) LAN
6 2 (0.32%) OSPF
6 2 (0.32%) VPN
6 2 (0.32%) WAN
7 1 (0.16%) Extranet
7 1 (0.16%) FTP
7 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.78%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.30%) GIS
5 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.13%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.97%) Big Data
7 6 (0.97%) Data Mart
7 6 (0.97%) MS Access
7 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.65%) DB2
9 4 (0.65%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 91 (14.75%) Selenium
2 86 (13.94%) JIRA
3 36 (5.83%) WebDriver
4 35 (5.67%) Cucumber
4 35 (5.67%) SoapUI
5 30 (4.86%) SpecFlow
6 29 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (4.38%) HP UFT
8 26 (4.21%) Visual Studio
9 23 (3.73%) Protractor
10 21 (3.40%) LoadRunner
11 19 (3.08%) Jenkins
12 17 (2.76%) Toad
13 12 (1.94%) Git (software)
14 10 (1.62%) Subversion
15 9 (1.46%) JMeter
15 9 (1.46%) Selenium IDE
16 8 (1.30%) Appium
16 8 (1.30%) Eclipse
17 7 (1.13%) TestDirector
General
1 185 (29.98%) Finance
2 128 (20.75%) Banking
3 46 (7.46%) Retail
4 36 (5.83%) Front Office
5 33 (5.35%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.43%) Back Office
7 12 (1.94%) Legal
8 11 (1.78%) Publishing
9 9 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.13%) Advertising
11 7 (1.13%) Games
11 7 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.97%) Marketing
13 4 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.65%) Law
13 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.65%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.32%) International Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 322 (52.19%) Analyst
2 214 (34.68%) Test Analyst
3 90 (14.59%) Business Analyst
4 72 (11.67%) Tester
5 63 (10.21%) Test Leader
6 51 (8.27%) Automation Test Analyst
7 45 (7.29%) Test Manager
8 43 (6.97%) Banking Analyst
9 39 (6.32%) Developer
10 29 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
11 26 (4.21%) Consultant
11 26 (4.21%) Senior Test Analyst
12 24 (3.89%) Test Engineer
13 22 (3.57%) Automation Tester
14 19 (3.08%) QA Analyst
14 19 (3.08%) Test Consultant
15 15 (2.43%) Financial Analyst
15 15 (2.43%) QA Engineer
15 15 (2.43%) QA Test Analyst
15 15 (2.43%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.24%) .NET
2 50 (8.10%) XML
3 40 (6.48%) Web Services
4 34 (5.51%) Gherkin
5 33 (5.35%) SOAP
6 21 (3.40%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.24%) AngularJS
7 20 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (3.24%) HTML
8 13 (2.11%) RESTful
9 11 (1.78%) REST
10 10 (1.62%) WPF
11 8 (1.30%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.30%) CSS
11 8 (1.30%) JSON
12 7 (1.13%) Middleware
13 6 (0.97%) J2EE
13 6 (0.97%) Murex MxML
14 5 (0.81%) WCF
14 5 (0.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.89%) Fixed Income
2 24 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.73%) User Experience
4 17 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (2.27%) Equities
6 13 (2.11%) STB
7 12 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.78%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.62%) Derivative
9 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.46%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.30%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.13%) IPTV
12 7 (1.13%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.97%) IVR
13 6 (0.97%) NHS
13 6 (0.97%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.81%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.81%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.48%) Windows
2 29 (4.70%) Unix
3 28 (4.54%) Linux
4 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.65%) Android
6 4 (0.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (28.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 94 (15.24%) Integration Testing
4 93 (15.07%) Scrum
5 87 (14.10%) Defect Management
6 81 (13.13%) Functional Testing
7 76 (12.32%) Test Automation
8 75 (12.16%) System Integration Testing
9 73 (11.83%) Test Strategy
10 63 (10.21%) Software Testing
11 60 (9.72%) Regression Testing
12 59 (9.56%) Test Management
13 54 (8.75%) Migration
14 46 (7.46%) BDD
15 45 (7.29%) Validation
16 43 (6.97%) Manual Testing
16 43 (6.97%) Non-Functional Testing
17 42 (6.81%) Business Analysis
18 40 (6.48%) System Testing
19 39 (6.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 165 (26.74%) SQL
2 71 (11.51%) Java
3 50 (8.10%) C#
3 50 (8.10%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.21%) Python
5 22 (3.57%) Ruby
6 18 (2.92%) C
7 13 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 13 (2.11%) VBA
7 13 (2.11%) VBScript
8 12 (1.94%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.30%) VB
10 7 (1.13%) C++
11 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.65%) Groovy
12 4 (0.65%) PHP
13 3 (0.49%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (15.40%) ISEB
2 82 (13.29%) ISTQB
3 63 (10.21%) Security Cleared
4 58 (9.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 29 (4.70%) DV Cleared
6 27 (4.38%) SC Cleared
7 24 (3.89%) Degree
8 8 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.16%) MBA
11 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (20.10%) QA
2 16 (2.59%) Solvency II
3 12 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.13%) COREP
5 6 (0.97%) Basel II
6 5 (0.81%) CRD IV
6 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.81%) SLA
7 4 (0.65%) FINREP
7 4 (0.65%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.49%) Basel III
8 3 (0.49%) GxP
8 3 (0.49%) SDET
9 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.32%) HL7
9 2 (0.32%) MiFID
10 1 (0.16%) FATCA
10 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
System Software
1 8 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 99 (16.05%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) WMI
3 3 (0.49%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 77 (12.48%) HP
2 72 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 57 (9.24%) Oracle
4 25 (4.05%) SAP
5 21 (3.40%) IBM
6 16 (2.59%) Cognos
7 10 (1.62%) Murex
8 9 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.30%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.30%) Sybase
10 5 (0.81%) ESRI
10 5 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.81%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.81%) Siebel
11 4 (0.65%) ATG
11 4 (0.65%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.65%) Google
11 4 (0.65%) JDA
11 4 (0.65%) Lumension
11 4 (0.65%) Sophos
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £425 per day + 3 - 6 MONTH EXTENSION!!
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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