The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Peterborough region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 22 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.64% 2.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £27.63 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -12.99%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 119 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 72.13% 69.19% 63.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 41
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £460 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.40 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £15.70 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £35.00 £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) JSP
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) ATG
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
1 5 (62.50%) JSTL
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 5 (62.50%) Mustache
1 5 (62.50%) Sass
1 5 (62.50%) OOCSS
1 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (62.50%) Grunt
1 5 (62.50%) Bower
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) CSS3
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) W3C
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Grunt
1 5 (62.50%) Bower
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) JSP
1 5 (62.50%) JSTL
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) Mustache
1 5 (62.50%) Sass
1 5 (62.50%) OOCSS
1 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
1 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) ATG
2 1 (12.50%) VMware