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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 16 8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - 1.41% 8.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.54% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
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
69 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 92.00% 91.55% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 38
Average daily rate £400 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MODAF
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MODAF
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft