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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / London
Rank 159 159 148
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 293 321 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.54% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.77% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 206 247
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%

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
16068 18118 17440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.42% 84.70% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11613 12937 12441
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 212 200
Median hourly rate £30.43 £22.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.52% +5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +3 50 £425 +8.97% 10
Uxbridge - 2 £263 -
Hendon +4 1 £250 -37.50%
Croydon -9 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 173 (30.19%) Finance
1 173 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (27.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 125 (21.82%) QA
4 117 (20.42%) SQL
5 110 (19.20%) Banking
6 97 (16.93%) Selenium
7 78 (13.61%) Java
8 76 (13.26%) Functional Testing
9 75 (13.09%) Regression Testing
10 66 (11.52%) Test Strategy
11 65 (11.34%) JIRA
12 62 (10.82%) Oracle
13 59 (10.30%) Test Automation
14 58 (10.12%) Scrum
15 50 (8.73%) Project Management
16 49 (8.55%) Unix
17 48 (8.38%) C#
17 48 (8.38%) ISTQB
18 46 (8.03%) ISEB
18 46 (8.03%) System Integration Testing
19 45 (7.85%) Non-Functional Testing
19 45 (7.85%) Integration Testing
19 45 (7.85%) Retail
20 44 (7.68%) Software Testing
20 44 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
20 44 (7.68%) Automation Testing
21 43 (7.50%) Microsoft
21 43 (7.50%) .NET
21 43 (7.50%) TDD

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 15 (2.62%) Confluence
2 13 (2.27%) CMS
3 12 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.57%) Tuxedo
6 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.70%) Moodle
7 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.35%) JBoss
9 2 (0.35%) Liferay
9 2 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 38 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.06%) MS Office
3 16 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.09%) Loan IQ
3 11 (1.92%) NetSuite
4 8 (1.40%) FLEXCUBE
4 8 (1.40%) SAP FI
5 6 (1.05%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 6 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.87%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.52%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.35%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.22%) GitHub
1 7 (1.22%) Office 365
2 6 (1.05%) Veeva
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.35%) Force.com
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.44%) Internet
2 6 (1.05%) Firewall
2 6 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (1.05%) Network Security
3 5 (0.87%) HTTP
4 3 (0.52%) FTP
4 3 (0.52%) Intranet
4 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.35%) LDAP
5 2 (0.35%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) 4G
6 1 (0.17%) AMQP
6 1 (0.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.17%) HSRP
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) MPLS
6 1 (0.17%) PPP
6 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.27%) Big Data
4 8 (1.40%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.05%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.87%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.70%) MySQL
8 4 (0.70%) QlikView
9 3 (0.52%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.52%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 97 (16.93%) Selenium
2 65 (11.34%) JIRA
3 42 (7.33%) Cucumber
4 41 (7.16%) WebDriver
5 34 (5.93%) HP UFT
6 29 (5.06%) Jenkins
7 24 (4.19%) SoapUI
8 18 (3.14%) SpecFlow
8 18 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.97%) Git (software)
9 17 (2.97%) Visual Studio
10 13 (2.27%) JMeter
10 13 (2.27%) JUnit
10 13 (2.27%) Subversion
11 12 (2.09%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.75%) Maven
13 9 (1.57%) Protractor
13 9 (1.57%) Rational Rose
13 9 (1.57%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (1.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 173 (30.19%) Finance
2 110 (19.20%) Banking
3 45 (7.85%) Retail
4 29 (5.06%) Front Office
5 26 (4.54%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.14%) Back Office
7 13 (2.27%) Law
8 12 (2.09%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.92%) Legal
10 10 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.40%) Games
11 8 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.40%) Wholesale Banking
12 7 (1.22%) Advertising
13 6 (1.05%) Marketing
14 4 (0.70%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.52%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 251 (43.80%) Analyst
2 135 (23.56%) Test Analyst
3 108 (18.85%) Business Analyst
4 94 (16.40%) Tester
5 68 (11.87%) Developer
6 37 (6.46%) Test Manager
7 31 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 27 (4.71%) Automation Tester
9 26 (4.54%) Banking Analyst
10 24 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (3.84%) Automation Test Analyst
11 22 (3.84%) Test Engineer
12 21 (3.66%) QA Engineer
13 20 (3.49%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 20 (3.49%) QA Analyst
14 15 (2.62%) QA Test Analyst
15 14 (2.44%) Developer in Test
15 14 (2.44%) MiFID Business Analyst
16 13 (2.27%) Consultant
17 12 (2.09%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.50%) .NET
2 28 (4.89%) Web Services
3 27 (4.71%) SOAP
4 23 (4.01%) XML
5 22 (3.84%) Spring
6 20 (3.49%) HTML
7 19 (3.32%) CSS
8 18 (3.14%) Gherkin
8 18 (3.14%) REST
9 17 (2.97%) AngularJS
10 15 (2.62%) RESTful
11 12 (2.09%) Hibernate
12 11 (1.92%) JSON
13 9 (1.57%) React
14 8 (1.40%) Java EE
14 8 (1.40%) JSP
15 7 (1.22%) HTML5
15 7 (1.22%) Servlets
16 6 (1.05%) .NET Framework
16 6 (1.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.93%) Equities
3 33 (5.76%) Derivative
3 33 (5.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.79%) Fixed Income
6 15 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.27%) Fintech
8 12 (2.09%) User Experience
9 11 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.75%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (1.05%) Life Science
12 6 (1.05%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.87%) Data Conversion
13 5 (0.87%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.70%) EPoS
14 4 (0.70%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.55%) Unix
2 29 (5.06%) Windows
3 28 (4.89%) Linux
4 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.87%) Android
6 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (27.40%) User Acceptance Testing
3 76 (13.26%) Functional Testing
4 75 (13.09%) Regression Testing
5 66 (11.52%) Test Strategy
6 59 (10.30%) Test Automation
7 58 (10.12%) Scrum
8 50 (8.73%) Project Management
9 46 (8.03%) System Integration Testing
10 45 (7.85%) Integration Testing
10 45 (7.85%) Non-Functional Testing
11 44 (7.68%) Automation Testing
11 44 (7.68%) Software Testing
11 44 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (7.50%) Automated Testing
12 43 (7.50%) Business Analysis
12 43 (7.50%) TDD
13 40 (6.98%) Migration
14 37 (6.46%) Defect Management
14 37 (6.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 117 (20.42%) SQL
2 78 (13.61%) Java
3 48 (8.38%) C#
4 28 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.79%) C++
6 15 (2.62%) PL/SQL
6 15 (2.62%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.09%) Python
8 11 (1.92%) VB
8 11 (1.92%) VBA
9 10 (1.75%) C
10 6 (1.05%) Ruby
11 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.87%) VBScript
12 3 (0.52%) PHP
12 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.35%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.35%) Groovy
14 1 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (8.38%) ISTQB
2 46 (8.03%) ISEB
3 40 (6.98%) Degree
4 27 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.70%) PMP
9 3 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.35%) ACCA
10 2 (0.35%) CIMA
11 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (21.82%) QA
2 24 (4.19%) MiFID
3 7 (1.22%) SLA
4 4 (0.70%) EMIR
5 3 (0.52%) FATCA
5 3 (0.52%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.52%) SDET
5 3 (0.52%) SEPA
5 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.35%) GMP
6 2 (0.35%) GxP
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) COREP
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) UCITS
7 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (6.81%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.75%) Control-M
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
3 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.17%) Ambari
4 1 (0.17%) Grafana
4 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) Oozie
4 1 (0.17%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (10.82%) Oracle
2 43 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.46%) SAP
4 24 (4.19%) HP
5 15 (2.62%) PeopleSoft
6 12 (2.09%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.75%) Adobe
8 9 (1.57%) IBM
9 8 (1.40%) Guidewire
9 8 (1.40%) SmartStream
9 8 (1.40%) Sybase
10 7 (1.22%) Informatica
11 6 (1.05%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.05%) Cognos
11 6 (1.05%) Siebel
12 5 (0.87%) Blue Prism
12 5 (0.87%) Google
12 5 (0.87%) Lumension
12 5 (0.87%) Pega
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