The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.94% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £293 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.69 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +1.66%
Test Scripting
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 52 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.41% 71.23% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 53
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £93 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 4 £293 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft