The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 23 20
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - 10.40% 8.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.46% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 10
Median daily rate - £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +10.90%
Test Scripting
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 157 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 85.44% 90.75% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 124 76
Median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £70.00 £10.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+566.66% -58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newport 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 Newport

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Test Scripting
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Newport region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) JMeter
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) WebDriver
1 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
1 7 (87.50%) SpecFlow
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Test-First Development
2 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Newport 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
1 7 (87.50%) JMeter
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) SpecFlow
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
1 7 (87.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Test-First Development
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft