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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 169 196 118
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -78
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 322 273 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.22% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.51% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 180 327
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +20.30%
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
19066 18075 18797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.63% 80.81% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13912 12626 13373
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 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 259 231
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £82.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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 +36 56 £433 -3.88% 21
Osterley - 3 £113 -
Croydon -9 2 £250 -43.63%
Brentford - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Ealing - 1 £330 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 236 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (31.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 185 (28.55%) Finance
4 178 (27.47%) SQL
5 137 (21.14%) Banking
6 136 (20.99%) QA
7 103 (15.90%) Scrum
8 101 (15.59%) ISEB
9 100 (15.43%) HP Quality Center
10 93 (14.35%) Selenium
10 93 (14.35%) Defect Management
11 89 (13.73%) Integration Testing
11 89 (13.73%) ISTQB
12 87 (13.43%) JIRA
13 86 (13.27%) Functional Testing
14 81 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 80 (12.35%) Java
16 76 (11.73%) System Integration Testing
17 75 (11.57%) Microsoft
18 74 (11.42%) HP
19 71 (10.96%) Test Strategy
20 66 (10.19%) Software Testing
21 65 (10.03%) SQL Server
22 62 (9.57%) Test Management
23 61 (9.41%) Oracle
23 61 (9.41%) Regression Testing
24 59 (9.10%) Security Cleared
25 58 (8.95%) .NET
26 57 (8.80%) C#
27 56 (8.64%) MS Excel

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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.08%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.93%) SAS
3 6 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.77%) Confluence
4 5 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.62%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.46%) JBoss
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.31%) CMS
7 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.31%) Node.js
7 2 (0.31%) WordPress
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.15%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 56 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.86%) MS Office
3 17 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.39%) MS Project
6 4 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.31%) Mingle
7 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.54%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 5 (0.77%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.62%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.46%) Magento
7 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.31%) Minerva
7 2 (0.31%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.31%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.31%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.15%) Taleo
3 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.62%) HTTP
2 7 (1.08%) Internet
2 7 (1.08%) Wireshark
3 5 (0.77%) DVB
3 5 (0.77%) SMTP
4 4 (0.62%) Intranet
5 3 (0.46%) Firewall
5 3 (0.46%) LAN
5 3 (0.46%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.46%) WAN
6 2 (0.31%) BGP
6 2 (0.31%) DNS
6 2 (0.31%) OSPF
6 2 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) FTP
7 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.85%) Data Mining
5 10 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.39%) Data Mart
6 9 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.23%) Big Data
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.93%) GIS
9 6 (0.93%) MS Access
10 5 (0.77%) MySQL
10 5 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.62%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.46%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 93 (14.35%) Selenium
2 87 (13.43%) JIRA
3 43 (6.64%) Cucumber
4 40 (6.17%) WebDriver
5 35 (5.40%) SoapUI
6 34 (5.25%) SpecFlow
7 33 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (4.78%) HP UFT
9 26 (4.01%) Visual Studio
10 23 (3.55%) Jenkins
11 20 (3.09%) LoadRunner
11 20 (3.09%) Protractor
12 17 (2.62%) Toad
13 15 (2.31%) Git (software)
14 11 (1.70%) JMeter
15 9 (1.39%) Eclipse
16 8 (1.23%) Selenium IDE
16 8 (1.23%) Subversion
17 7 (1.08%) Appium
17 7 (1.08%) PeopleTools
General
1 185 (28.55%) Finance
2 137 (21.14%) Banking
3 48 (7.41%) Retail
4 38 (5.86%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.94%) Front Office
6 14 (2.16%) Back Office
7 12 (1.85%) Legal
8 10 (1.54%) Publishing
9 9 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.23%) Advertising
11 7 (1.08%) Marketing
11 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.93%) Games
13 5 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.62%) Law
14 4 (0.62%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.46%) International Banking
15 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 350 (54.01%) Analyst
2 234 (36.11%) Test Analyst
3 97 (14.97%) Business Analyst
4 79 (12.19%) Tester
5 61 (9.41%) Test Leader
6 54 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 46 (7.10%) Banking Analyst
8 43 (6.64%) Developer
9 42 (6.48%) Test Manager
10 31 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
11 29 (4.48%) Automation Tester
11 29 (4.48%) Consultant
12 28 (4.32%) Senior Test Analyst
13 23 (3.55%) Test Engineer
14 22 (3.40%) Test Consultant
15 18 (2.78%) QA Analyst
15 18 (2.78%) Service Analyst
16 17 (2.62%) QA Engineer
17 16 (2.47%) Financial Analyst
17 16 (2.47%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.95%) .NET
2 53 (8.18%) XML
3 42 (6.48%) Web Services
4 35 (5.40%) Gherkin
5 33 (5.09%) SOAP
6 20 (3.09%) ASP.NET
7 19 (2.93%) AngularJS
7 19 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (2.78%) HTML
9 16 (2.47%) REST
10 12 (1.85%) WPF
11 11 (1.70%) JSON
11 11 (1.70%) RESTful
12 9 (1.39%) Middleware
13 8 (1.23%) JMS
14 7 (1.08%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.08%) CSS
15 6 (0.93%) Murex MxML
16 5 (0.77%) J2EE
16 5 (0.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.86%) User Experience
3 23 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.09%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.01%) STB
7 12 (1.85%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.70%) Reference Data
9 10 (1.54%) Equities
9 10 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.39%) IPTV
10 9 (1.39%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.23%) Derivative
12 7 (1.08%) IVR
12 7 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
12 7 (1.08%) Reinsurance
12 7 (1.08%) Smartcard
13 6 (0.93%) Data Conversion
13 6 (0.93%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.02%) Windows
2 28 (4.32%) Unix
3 26 (4.01%) Linux
4 7 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.77%) Android
5 5 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (31.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 103 (15.90%) Scrum
4 93 (14.35%) Defect Management
5 89 (13.73%) Integration Testing
6 86 (13.27%) Functional Testing
7 81 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 76 (11.73%) System Integration Testing
9 71 (10.96%) Test Strategy
10 66 (10.19%) Software Testing
11 62 (9.57%) Test Management
12 61 (9.41%) Regression Testing
13 55 (8.49%) BDD
13 55 (8.49%) Migration
14 47 (7.25%) Manual Testing
14 47 (7.25%) Validation
15 46 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (6.94%) Business Analysis
17 43 (6.64%) Non-Functional Testing
17 43 (6.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 178 (27.47%) SQL
2 80 (12.35%) Java
3 57 (8.80%) C#
4 52 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.17%) Ruby
6 26 (4.01%) Python
7 18 (2.78%) C
8 16 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.16%) VBA
10 12 (1.85%) VBScript
11 11 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.39%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.39%) VB
13 6 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.93%) C++
13 6 (0.93%) Groovy
14 5 (0.77%) PHP
14 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.46%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 101 (15.59%) ISEB
2 89 (13.73%) ISTQB
3 59 (9.10%) Security Cleared
4 54 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 26 (4.01%) Degree
6 26 (4.01%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.31%) MBA
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (20.99%) QA
2 18 (2.78%) Solvency II
3 13 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.93%) COREP
5 5 (0.77%) Basel II
5 5 (0.77%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.77%) SLA
6 4 (0.62%) SDET
7 3 (0.46%) Basel III
7 3 (0.46%) FINREP
7 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.31%) GxP
8 2 (0.31%) HL7
8 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.31%) MiFID
9 1 (0.15%) FATCA
9 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.15%) SEPA
9 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) Varnish
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 100 (15.43%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.93%) Control-M
3 4 (0.62%) WMI
4 1 (0.15%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 75 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.42%) HP
3 61 (9.41%) Oracle
4 31 (4.78%) SAP
5 21 (3.24%) IBM
6 19 (2.93%) Cognos
7 10 (1.54%) Bloomberg
7 10 (1.54%) Murex
8 9 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.23%) Sybase
10 5 (0.77%) ATG
10 5 (0.77%) ESRI
10 5 (0.77%) Informatica
10 5 (0.77%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.77%) Siebel
11 4 (0.62%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.62%) Google
11 4 (0.62%) JDA
11 4 (0.62%) Sophos
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