The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 25 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.03% - 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£413 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +42.85%
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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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 166 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.44% 76.85% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 107 83
Average daily rate £420 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £570 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £30.25 £42.50 £20.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% +105.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.50 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) Rational Rose
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) GPRS
3 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) 802.15
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) SAP SRM
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) HSPA
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) GPRS
1 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
1 1 (11.11%) UMTS
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) IPv6
1 1 (11.11%) 802.15
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
1 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
1 1 (11.11%) HSPA
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) UML Business Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) V-Model
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) VeriFone