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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 146 118 134
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 356 432 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.52% 1.84% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.33% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 300 290
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £52.50 £19.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.31% -54.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £27.13
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +10.59%
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
18573 18510 19068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.23% 78.87% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13213 12901 13213
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 224 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.10 £53.50 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 93 £425 +6.25% 27
Brentford -5 4 £388 -13.88%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 - - 1
Bromley -3 1 £225 -
Feltham -7 1 £368 -3.92%
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 194 (30.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 183 (29.00%) Finance
3 176 (27.89%) SQL
4 149 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (21.71%) QA
6 109 (17.27%) Banking
7 90 (14.26%) Test Strategy
8 85 (13.47%) Java
9 83 (13.15%) HP Quality Center
10 82 (13.00%) Selenium
11 79 (12.52%) Oracle
12 76 (12.04%) ISEB
13 75 (11.89%) Test Automation
14 72 (11.41%) JIRA
15 71 (11.25%) .NET
16 70 (11.09%) Microsoft
16 70 (11.09%) Regression Testing
17 68 (10.78%) Integration Testing
17 68 (10.78%) System Integration Testing
18 65 (10.30%) ISTQB
19 63 (9.98%) Scrum
19 63 (9.98%) HP
19 63 (9.98%) MS Excel
20 61 (9.67%) Automated Testing
21 59 (9.35%) Performance Testing
21 59 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
22 57 (9.03%) SQL Server
23 56 (8.87%) Cucumber
24 54 (8.56%) Web Services
25 52 (8.24%) C#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.33%) CMS
3 13 (2.06%) Confluence
4 10 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.27%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.79%) JBoss
8 4 (0.63%) IIS
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.48%) SAS
9 3 (0.48%) Drupal
10 2 (0.32%) FileNet
10 2 (0.32%) Apache
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.32%) Node.js
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.86%) MS Office
3 28 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.48%) Summit
4 3 (0.48%) MultiFonds
4 3 (0.48%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.32%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.43%) SaaS
2 4 (0.63%) Heroku
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) Taleo
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.22%) Internet
2 8 (1.27%) AMQP
3 7 (1.11%) Intranet
4 6 (0.95%) LDAP
5 5 (0.79%) HTTP
5 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.63%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.48%) Firewall
8 2 (0.32%) WAN
8 2 (0.32%) LAN
9 1 (0.16%) PSTN
9 1 (0.16%) GSM
9 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.16%) RTSP
9 1 (0.16%) DVB
9 1 (0.16%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.69%) MySQL
5 14 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.06%) Big Data
7 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.58%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.43%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.43%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.79%) MS Access
11 5 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 82 (13.00%) Selenium
2 72 (11.41%) JIRA
3 56 (8.87%) Cucumber
4 33 (5.23%) SoapUI
4 33 (5.23%) HP UFT
5 22 (3.49%) WebDriver
6 19 (3.01%) JUnit
7 18 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.38%) LoadRunner
9 14 (2.22%) JMeter
10 13 (2.06%) FitNesse
11 12 (1.90%) Subversion
12 9 (1.43%) Calabash
13 8 (1.27%) LoadUI
13 8 (1.27%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.27%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.27%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.11%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.95%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 183 (29.00%) Finance
2 109 (17.27%) Banking
3 33 (5.23%) Retail
4 31 (4.91%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.01%) Legal
7 17 (2.69%) Front Office
8 16 (2.54%) Back Office
9 10 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.43%) Billing
10 9 (1.43%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.27%) Marketing
11 8 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.79%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.63%) Publishing
14 3 (0.48%) Law
14 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (48.65%) Analyst
2 174 (27.58%) Test Analyst
3 115 (18.23%) Tester
4 106 (16.80%) Business Analyst
5 51 (8.08%) Test Manager
6 49 (7.77%) Developer
7 48 (7.61%) Test Leader
8 25 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (3.96%) Systems Analyst
9 22 (3.49%) Senior Test Analyst
10 21 (3.33%) Test Engineer
11 20 (3.17%) Consultant
12 19 (3.01%) QA Analyst
13 15 (2.38%) Banking Business Analyst
13 15 (2.38%) Architect
13 15 (2.38%) Automation Tester
14 14 (2.22%) Technical Tester
15 13 (2.06%) Systems Tester
15 13 (2.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 12 (1.90%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.25%) .NET
2 54 (8.56%) Web Services
3 41 (6.50%) HTML
4 40 (6.34%) XML
5 29 (4.60%) SOAP
6 25 (3.96%) Middleware
7 24 (3.80%) CSS
8 18 (2.85%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.85%) JSON
8 18 (2.85%) Gherkin
9 15 (2.38%) REST
10 13 (2.06%) HTML5
11 12 (1.90%) jQuery
12 11 (1.74%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.74%) JMS
13 9 (1.43%) JSP
14 8 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (1.27%) CSS3
14 8 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (1.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.65%) SWIFT
3 19 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.06%) Fixed Income
6 12 (1.90%) User Experience
7 10 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.58%) NHS
8 9 (1.43%) Equities
9 8 (1.27%) Derivative
9 8 (1.27%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.95%) AS400
11 6 (0.95%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.95%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.79%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.50%) Linux
2 37 (5.86%) Windows
3 32 (5.07%) UNIX
4 10 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.27%) Android
7 7 (1.11%) AIX
8 5 (0.79%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (30.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 149 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (14.26%) Test Strategy
4 75 (11.89%) Test Automation
5 70 (11.09%) Regression Testing
6 68 (10.78%) Integration Testing
6 68 (10.78%) System Integration Testing
7 63 (9.98%) Scrum
8 61 (9.67%) Automated Testing
9 59 (9.35%) Performance Testing
10 50 (7.92%) System Testing
10 50 (7.92%) SDLC
11 47 (7.45%) Test Planning
12 46 (7.29%) Software Testing
13 45 (7.13%) Validation
14 44 (6.97%) Migration
14 44 (6.97%) Use Case
15 42 (6.66%) CRM
16 40 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (6.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (27.89%) SQL
2 85 (13.47%) Java
3 52 (8.24%) C#
4 46 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.17%) Ruby
6 12 (1.90%) VBA
7 11 (1.74%) PHP
7 11 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.58%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.11%) C++
11 6 (0.95%) BeanShell
12 5 (0.79%) RPG
12 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.79%) XPath
12 5 (0.79%) VB
13 4 (0.63%) Python
13 4 (0.63%) Perl
13 4 (0.63%) RPG IV
14 3 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (12.04%) ISEB
2 65 (10.30%) ISTQB
3 45 (7.13%) Security Cleared
4 44 (6.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 43 (6.81%) Degree
6 22 (3.49%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.79%) HND
9 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.48%) CISSP
10 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.48%) OSCP
10 3 (0.48%) CEH
10 3 (0.48%) MCITP
11 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.16%) PMP
12 1 (0.16%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (21.71%) QA
2 5 (0.79%) GMP
3 4 (0.63%) GAMP
3 4 (0.63%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) FATCA
4 3 (0.48%) GxP
5 2 (0.32%) HL7
5 2 (0.32%) EMIR
5 2 (0.32%) COREP
5 2 (0.32%) FINREP
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.16%) CDISC
6 1 (0.16%) Basel III
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 83 (13.15%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.11%) Puppet
2 7 (1.11%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.79%) Control-M
4 2 (0.32%) MIIS
4 2 (0.32%) Nessus
4 2 (0.32%) Nmap
4 2 (0.32%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.32%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.16%) nmon
5 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 79 (12.52%) Oracle
2 70 (11.09%) Microsoft
3 63 (9.98%) HP
4 25 (3.96%) SAP
5 13 (2.06%) Remedy
6 10 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.43%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.43%) Sybase
7 9 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (1.27%) Siebel
9 6 (0.95%) IBM
9 6 (0.95%) Sun
9 6 (0.95%) Murex
9 6 (0.95%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.79%) Capita
10 5 (0.79%) Informatica
11 4 (0.63%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.63%) Charles River
12 3 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
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Posted: 3 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
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Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Aston Carter
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £381 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £100 - £125 per day
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City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 per day
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Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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Rate: £400 - 500 per day
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