The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.49% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£435 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -7.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.82% 77.11% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 37 41
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £315 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% -15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 28 July 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 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (16.67%) Revenue Management
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Compuware

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Revenue Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) DSDM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Compuware
1 1 (16.67%) HP