The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 8 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 5.71% - 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £203 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +10.90%
Test Scripting
Dorset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Poole
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 68.57% 75.86% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 15
Median daily rate £330 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Poole 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 Poole

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Poole

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

Test Scripting
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Poole region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Poole 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP