The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 51 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.85% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.71% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £484 £190 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.60% -36.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +124.19%
Test Scripting
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 280 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.06% 80.00% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 240 162
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Data Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) UML
1 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
2 6 (66.67%) User Stories
2 6 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) BPMN
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (33.33%) Social Network
5 3 (33.33%) Publishing
6 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) RAD
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
6 2 (22.22%) Content Enrichment
6 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Social Media

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
General
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (88.89%) Business Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Social Media Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Social Media Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Social Network
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Data Analysis
1 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
1 7 (77.78%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 6 (66.67%) User Stories
3 5 (55.56%) BPMN
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Critical Success Factor
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Content Enrichment
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) RAD
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft