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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.51% 1.62% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.92% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.19 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-5.54% +124.19%
Test Scripting
South East

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
174 156 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.32% 84.32% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 90 119
Median daily rate £425 £396 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% -6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £484 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +11.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 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
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 12 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HR

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) HR Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HR Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP PM Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Transition Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP