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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / London
Rank 167 157 164
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 289 323 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.56% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.86% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 210 224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%

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
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 49 £450 +20.00% 12
Feltham -1 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £263 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 - -
Croydon -19 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £350 -
Hendon - 1 £250 -
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Bromley - 1 £450 - 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 185 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (29.86%) Finance
3 156 (27.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 132 (23.32%) QA
5 120 (21.20%) SQL
6 101 (17.84%) Banking
7 91 (16.08%) Selenium
8 82 (14.49%) Regression Testing
8 82 (14.49%) Functional Testing
9 79 (13.96%) Java
10 72 (12.72%) JIRA
10 72 (12.72%) Test Strategy
11 71 (12.54%) Scrum
12 66 (11.66%) Test Automation
13 62 (10.95%) Oracle
14 58 (10.25%) ISTQB
14 58 (10.25%) Retail
15 52 (9.19%) .NET
16 51 (9.01%) ISEB
16 51 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (8.66%) Project Management
17 49 (8.66%) Automation Testing
18 48 (8.48%) C#
18 48 (8.48%) TDD
19 47 (8.30%) Software Testing
19 47 (8.30%) Non-Functional Testing
19 47 (8.30%) HP Quality Center
20 46 (8.13%) System Integration Testing
21 45 (7.95%) Cucumber
21 45 (7.95%) Degree

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 16 (2.83%) Confluence
2 12 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.06%) CMS
5 5 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.71%) Moodle
7 3 (0.53%) SAS
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.35%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) Liferay
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 43 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.48%) MS Office
3 20 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.41%) Loan IQ
3 8 (1.41%) SAP FI
4 7 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.06%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 6 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.88%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.35%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.24%) GitHub
1 7 (1.24%) Office 365
1 7 (1.24%) Veeva
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.53%) Force.com
3 3 (0.53%) PaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.35%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.35%) IaaS
4 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.30%) Internet
2 7 (1.24%) HTTP
3 6 (1.06%) Firewall
3 6 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (0.88%) FTP
4 5 (0.88%) Network Security
4 5 (0.88%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.53%) Intranet
6 2 (0.35%) AMQP
6 2 (0.35%) LDAP
6 2 (0.35%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.35%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) 4G
7 1 (0.18%) Extranet
7 1 (0.18%) HSRP
7 1 (0.18%) LAN
7 1 (0.18%) PPP
7 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.47%) Big Data
4 10 (1.77%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.24%) QlikView
6 6 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.71%) MySQL
8 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.71%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 91 (16.08%) Selenium
2 72 (12.72%) JIRA
3 45 (7.95%) Cucumber
4 43 (7.60%) WebDriver
5 37 (6.54%) HP UFT
6 36 (6.36%) Jenkins
7 23 (4.06%) Git (software)
7 23 (4.06%) SoapUI
8 21 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (3.00%) Subversion
10 16 (2.83%) Visual Studio
11 15 (2.65%) JMeter
11 15 (2.65%) JUnit
11 15 (2.65%) SpecFlow
12 12 (2.12%) Appium
12 12 (2.12%) Eclipse
12 12 (2.12%) Maven
13 11 (1.94%) LoadRunner
14 10 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.77%) Rational Rose
General
1 169 (29.86%) Finance
2 101 (17.84%) Banking
3 58 (10.25%) Retail
4 31 (5.48%) Front Office
5 26 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.36%) Back Office
7 14 (2.47%) Games
8 13 (2.30%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.94%) Law
9 11 (1.94%) Legal
10 8 (1.41%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.24%) Advertising
11 7 (1.24%) Marketing
11 7 (1.24%) Multimedia
11 7 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
13 3 (0.53%) Billing
13 3 (0.53%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 260 (45.94%) Analyst
2 140 (24.73%) Test Analyst
3 106 (18.73%) Tester
4 105 (18.55%) Business Analyst
5 50 (8.83%) Developer
6 36 (6.36%) Automation Tester
6 36 (6.36%) Test Manager
7 28 (4.95%) Test Leader
8 25 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (3.71%) QA Analyst
10 20 (3.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 20 (3.53%) Test Engineer
11 19 (3.36%) Banking Analyst
12 17 (3.00%) Automation Test Analyst
12 17 (3.00%) QA Tester
13 14 (2.47%) MiFID Business Analyst
13 14 (2.47%) Software Tester
14 13 (2.30%) QA Engineer
14 13 (2.30%) Senior Test Analyst
14 13 (2.30%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.19%) .NET
2 33 (5.83%) Web Services
3 23 (4.06%) XML
4 21 (3.71%) SOAP
5 17 (3.00%) Gherkin
5 17 (3.00%) HTML
6 15 (2.65%) RESTful
6 15 (2.65%) Spring
7 14 (2.47%) JSON
8 11 (1.94%) AngularJS
8 11 (1.94%) CSS
8 11 (1.94%) REST
9 9 (1.59%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.41%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.06%) JMS
12 5 (0.88%) COM
12 5 (0.88%) HTML5
12 5 (0.88%) J2EE
12 5 (0.88%) Struts
13 4 (0.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.54%) Equities
3 33 (5.83%) Derivative
4 29 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (3.36%) Fixed Income
6 18 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.18%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.65%) User Experience
8 14 (2.47%) EPoS
8 14 (2.47%) Fintech
9 9 (1.59%) Data Extraction
9 9 (1.59%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.24%) Reinsurance
12 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.06%) Life Science
12 6 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.71%) Data Conversion
13 4 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.89%) Unix
2 32 (5.65%) Linux
2 32 (5.65%) Windows
3 11 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.77%) Android
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (27.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 82 (14.49%) Functional Testing
3 82 (14.49%) Regression Testing
4 72 (12.72%) Test Strategy
5 71 (12.54%) Scrum
6 66 (11.66%) Test Automation
7 51 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (8.66%) Automation Testing
8 49 (8.66%) Project Management
9 48 (8.48%) TDD
10 47 (8.30%) Non-Functional Testing
10 47 (8.30%) Software Testing
11 46 (8.13%) System Integration Testing
12 43 (7.60%) Business Analysis
13 41 (7.24%) Integration Testing
14 40 (7.07%) Defect Management
14 40 (7.07%) Migration
15 39 (6.89%) BDD
16 38 (6.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 120 (21.20%) SQL
2 79 (13.96%) Java
3 48 (8.48%) C#
4 22 (3.89%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.65%) C
6 13 (2.30%) Python
6 13 (2.30%) Ruby
7 11 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.94%) VB
8 9 (1.59%) VBA
9 7 (1.24%) C++
9 7 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.06%) VBScript
11 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.53%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.53%) Groovy
12 3 (0.53%) PHP
13 2 (0.35%) Perl
13 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (10.25%) ISTQB
2 51 (9.01%) ISEB
3 45 (7.95%) Degree
4 37 (6.54%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (2.83%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.88%) PMP
10 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.35%) ACCA
12 2 (0.35%) CIMA
13 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (23.32%) QA
2 23 (4.06%) MiFID
3 4 (0.71%) EMIR
3 4 (0.71%) GMP
3 4 (0.71%) GxP
4 3 (0.53%) FATCA
4 3 (0.53%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.53%) SDET
4 3 (0.53%) SEPA
4 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.35%) WCAG
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 47 (8.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.53%) Control-M
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
3 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.18%) Oozie
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (10.95%) Oracle
2 43 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.65%) SAP
4 28 (4.95%) HP
5 15 (2.65%) PeopleSoft
6 14 (2.47%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.12%) NetSuite
8 11 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.59%) Siebel
10 8 (1.41%) Guidewire
10 8 (1.41%) SmartStream
10 8 (1.41%) Sybase
11 5 (0.88%) Blue Prism
11 5 (0.88%) Cognos
11 5 (0.88%) IBM
11 5 (0.88%) Lumension
11 5 (0.88%) Pega
12 4 (0.71%) Adobe
12 4 (0.71%) Citrix
12 4 (0.71%) Misys
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day plus travel & accommodation expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £275 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
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