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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.31% 1.29% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.42% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.07%
Test Scripting
Bedfordshire

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
135 141 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 88.24% 90.97% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 108 98
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Median hourly rate £50.78 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.24% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 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 29 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 Luton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
2 4 (57.14%) FogBugz
2 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Remote Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Avionics
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
1 4 (57.14%) FogBugz
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) ETL Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Remote Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA