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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 26 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.59% 3.21% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 4.50% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £308 £572
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +20.30%
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
145 111 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 85.80% 71.15% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 65 131
Median daily rate £400 £387 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 19
Median hourly rate £45.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Military
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Schematic Capture

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HR
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) HR Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) HR Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HR Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP HR Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP