The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.27% 7.25% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.89% 8.20% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 1
Average daily rate £325 £358 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -22.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
Test Scripting
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 122 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 88.34% 88.41% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 25
Average daily rate £400 £359 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £451 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Erskine +4 20 £325 -9.23% 1
Test Scripting
Scotland

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 34 (94.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 34 (94.44%) Change Management
2 34 (94.44%) VMware
3 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 28 (77.78%) TestDirector
3 28 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 27 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 27 (75.00%) HP UFT
4 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 27 (75.00%) Citrix
4 27 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (75.00%) WinRunner
4 27 (75.00%) MCSE
4 27 (75.00%) MCSA
4 27 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 27 (75.00%) MCTS
4 27 (75.00%) MCITP
5 26 (72.22%) VMware ESX
5 26 (72.22%) Clustering
5 26 (72.22%) Netcool
5 26 (72.22%) Intel Security
5 26 (72.22%) AIX
5 26 (72.22%) Windows XP
5 26 (72.22%) Veritas
5 26 (72.22%) SQL
5 26 (72.22%) Windows 7
5 26 (72.22%) PDA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.78%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
1 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (77.78%) TestDirector
2 27 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 27 (75.00%) WinRunner
3 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
3 7 (19.44%) MSI
3 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
1 19 (52.78%) Test Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
1 7 (19.44%) WinForms
1 7 (19.44%) WPF
1 7 (19.44%) XML
1 7 (19.44%) XSD
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Clustering
1 26 (72.22%) PDA
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 34 (94.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (72.22%) AIX
4 26 (72.22%) Windows 7
4 26 (72.22%) Windows XP
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Change Management
2 27 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 27 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 7 (19.44%) OO
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Management
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Web Development
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Records Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 7 (19.44%) C
3 7 (19.44%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) C++
3 7 (19.44%) COBOL
3 7 (19.44%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) PL/1
3 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
3 7 (19.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) MCITP
1 27 (75.00%) MCSA
1 27 (75.00%) MCSE
1 27 (75.00%) MCTS
1 27 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (63.89%) ISTQB
2 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
3 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 27 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 26 (72.22%) VMware ESX
3 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (72.22%) McAfee ePO
2 26 (72.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) VMware
2 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 27 (75.00%) Citrix
4 26 (72.22%) Intel Security
4 26 (72.22%) Veritas
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) HP
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £320 per hour
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