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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 24 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.34% 1.11% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.41% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £345 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -36.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £48.08
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -32.39%
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
119 142 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.87% 78.89% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 96 91
Average daily rate £363 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 16
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) HR Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) HR Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
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