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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 181 147 187
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +40
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 293 361 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.60% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.92% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 216 221
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
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
18239 18851 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.79% 83.56% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13166 13449 14068
Median daily rate £480 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 230 244
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.62 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -27 45 £450 +12.50% 22
Uxbridge - 3 £350 - 1
Feltham -5 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +5 1 - -
Croydon -29 1 £350 +16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £350 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 208 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (27.85%) Finance
3 156 (26.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 133 (22.32%) SQL
5 112 (18.79%) QA
6 96 (16.11%) Banking
7 84 (14.09%) JIRA
8 82 (13.76%) Selenium
9 81 (13.59%) Regression Testing
9 81 (13.59%) Java
10 72 (12.08%) Scrum
11 71 (11.91%) HP Quality Center
12 70 (11.74%) Test Strategy
13 68 (11.41%) Functional Testing
14 66 (11.07%) Test Automation
15 64 (10.74%) Defect Management
16 63 (10.57%) ISTQB
17 62 (10.40%) Oracle
18 61 (10.23%) Retail
19 59 (9.90%) ISEB
20 53 (8.89%) Software Testing
21 50 (8.39%) Degree
21 50 (8.39%) Migration
22 49 (8.22%) Microsoft
22 49 (8.22%) .NET
22 49 (8.22%) System Integration Testing
23 48 (8.05%) Automation Testing
24 47 (7.89%) Validation
24 47 (7.89%) Security Cleared
25 46 (7.72%) 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 15 (2.52%) Confluence
2 11 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.51%) CMS
4 8 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.67%) SAS
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.34%) Mule
7 2 (0.34%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) nginx
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.53%) MS Office
3 18 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (1.34%) SAP FI
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.01%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 6 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (0.84%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.84%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.50%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.50%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) Magento
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.34%) GitHub
1 8 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.17%) Veeva
3 6 (1.01%) Office 365
4 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.67%) PaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Force.com
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.34%) CloudBees
7 2 (0.34%) IaaS
7 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.35%) Internet
2 9 (1.51%) HTTP
2 9 (1.51%) Wireshark
3 5 (0.84%) Firewall
3 5 (0.84%) Intranet
3 5 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.67%) FTP
4 4 (0.67%) Network Security
5 3 (0.50%) WAN
6 2 (0.34%) AMQP
6 2 (0.34%) LAN
6 2 (0.34%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.17%) 4G
7 1 (0.17%) Extranet
7 1 (0.17%) HSRP
7 1 (0.17%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.17%) snoop
7 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.18%) Big Data
4 12 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.01%) QlikView
9 5 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.67%) MySQL
10 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.50%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (14.09%) JIRA
2 82 (13.76%) Selenium
3 46 (7.72%) Cucumber
4 39 (6.54%) WebDriver
5 33 (5.54%) HP UFT
6 31 (5.20%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.19%) Rational Rose
8 18 (3.02%) Git (software)
8 18 (3.02%) Subversion
8 18 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (2.68%) SoapUI
10 14 (2.35%) SpecFlow
11 13 (2.18%) JMeter
11 13 (2.18%) LoadRunner
11 13 (2.18%) Selenium IDE
12 12 (2.01%) Appium
13 10 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.68%) JUnit
13 10 (1.68%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.51%) Maven
General
1 166 (27.85%) Finance
2 96 (16.11%) Banking
3 61 (10.23%) Retail
4 24 (4.03%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.52%) Back Office
6 20 (3.36%) Front Office
7 18 (3.02%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.01%) Games
9 11 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.85%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.68%) Legal
11 9 (1.51%) Law
12 8 (1.34%) Marketing
13 7 (1.17%) Multimedia
13 7 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.01%) Advertising
14 6 (1.01%) Billing
15 5 (0.84%) Publishing
16 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 264 (44.30%) Analyst
2 149 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 110 (18.46%) Tester
4 99 (16.61%) Business Analyst
5 46 (7.72%) Developer
6 45 (7.55%) Test Manager
7 38 (6.38%) Automation Tester
8 35 (5.87%) Test Leader
9 24 (4.03%) Test Engineer
10 20 (3.36%) QA Analyst
11 19 (3.19%) Consultant
12 17 (2.85%) UAT Analyst
13 16 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.68%) Software Tester
14 14 (2.35%) QA Tester
15 12 (2.01%) Digital Analyst
15 12 (2.01%) QA Test Analyst
15 12 (2.01%) Test Automation Engineer
16 11 (1.85%) Selenium Tester
16 11 (1.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.22%) .NET
2 24 (4.03%) Web Services
3 23 (3.86%) XML
4 19 (3.19%) JSON
5 14 (2.35%) Gherkin
6 12 (2.01%) HTML
6 12 (2.01%) SOAP
7 9 (1.51%) Spring
8 8 (1.34%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.34%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.34%) REST
8 8 (1.34%) RESTful
9 6 (1.01%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.01%) JMS
10 4 (0.67%) COM
10 4 (0.67%) CSS
10 4 (0.67%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.67%) HTML5
10 4 (0.67%) Middleware
10 4 (0.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.87%) Equities
3 26 (4.36%) Derivative
4 23 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.36%) Fixed Income
5 20 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.35%) EPoS
6 14 (2.35%) User Experience
7 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.51%) Data Extraction
9 8 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.34%) Fintech
10 7 (1.17%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.17%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.84%) FMCG
11 5 (0.84%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.71%) Unix
2 35 (5.87%) Linux
3 32 (5.37%) Windows
4 15 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.35%) Android
6 10 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (26.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 81 (13.59%) Regression Testing
4 72 (12.08%) Scrum
5 70 (11.74%) Test Strategy
6 68 (11.41%) Functional Testing
7 66 (11.07%) Test Automation
8 64 (10.74%) Defect Management
9 53 (8.89%) Software Testing
10 50 (8.39%) Migration
11 49 (8.22%) System Integration Testing
12 48 (8.05%) Automation Testing
13 47 (7.89%) Validation
14 46 (7.72%) Project Management
15 45 (7.55%) Test Management
16 43 (7.21%) Business Analysis
16 43 (7.21%) Integration Testing
16 43 (7.21%) SDLC
17 42 (7.05%) Automated Testing
18 41 (6.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (22.32%) SQL
2 81 (13.59%) Java
3 45 (7.55%) C#
4 16 (2.68%) C
4 16 (2.68%) Ruby
5 15 (2.52%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.52%) Python
6 13 (2.18%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.01%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.85%) VB
9 8 (1.34%) C++
10 7 (1.17%) VBA
11 6 (1.01%) VBScript
12 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.50%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.50%) Perl
13 3 (0.50%) PHP
13 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (10.57%) ISTQB
2 59 (9.90%) ISEB
3 50 (8.39%) Degree
4 47 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.53%) DV Cleared
6 22 (3.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 20 (3.36%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (1.34%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.01%) PMP
10 4 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) ACCA
12 2 (0.34%) CIMA
12 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (18.79%) QA
2 10 (1.68%) MiFID
3 5 (0.84%) GxP
4 4 (0.67%) GMP
4 4 (0.67%) SDET
5 3 (0.50%) Basel III
5 3 (0.50%) FATCA
5 3 (0.50%) SLA
6 2 (0.34%) COREP
6 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.34%) SEPA
6 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.34%) WCAG
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 71 (11.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.50%) Control-M
3 2 (0.34%) Ansible
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) Oozie
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (10.40%) Oracle
2 49 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 45 (7.55%) SAP
4 42 (7.05%) HP
5 17 (2.85%) PeopleSoft
6 15 (2.52%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (2.01%) NetSuite
8 12 (2.01%) Sybase
9 11 (1.85%) Siebel
10 8 (1.34%) SmartStream
11 7 (1.17%) Adobe
12 5 (0.84%) Blue Prism
12 5 (0.84%) Cognos
12 5 (0.84%) Google
12 5 (0.84%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.84%) Pega
12 5 (0.84%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.67%) Kronos
13 4 (0.67%) Lumension
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