The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 56 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.46% 0.24% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.35% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£298 £175 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -47.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £175 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £175 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +62.79%
Test Scripting
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 282 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.58% 67.14% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 151 179
Average daily rate £445 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £25.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -11 6 £295 +68.57% 1
Banbury - 2 £300 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Test Management
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) JIRA
5 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) System Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Change Control
6 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.00%) ISEB
6 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.00%) Python
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) MySQL
7 2 (8.00%) SAP
7 2 (8.00%) TestDirector
7 2 (8.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) DTV
7 2 (8.00%) Electronics
7 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Test Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Manual Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Django
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) DTV
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Test Management
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
1 2 (8.00%) Symantec
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
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