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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 22 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.90% 3.25% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 4.30% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £369 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +79.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.98%
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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
69 93 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 62.16% 75.61% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 30
Average daily rate £450 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP