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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.30% 2.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £408 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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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
138 173 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.61% 86.07% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 47
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP