The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 34 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.85% - 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-52.52% -5.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
203 70 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.98% 76.09% 78.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 37 77
Average daily rate £439 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the Luton region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Luton region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 9001
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) SugarCRM
1 4 (57.14%) Unica
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Campaign Management
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) Neolane
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (57.14%) SugarCRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Campaign Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (57.14%) Unica
1 4 (57.14%) Neolane
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