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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 27 15
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - 1.22% 11.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.37% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £303 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.92%
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 £39.00 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
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
142 73 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 92.21% 89.02% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 47 61
Median daily rate £475 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £48.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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