The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 29 11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 3.92% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.76% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.29 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.94% +20.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 126 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 73.91% 82.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 26
Average daily rate £325 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 1
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -93.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP