The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Renfrewshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.95% 12.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 15.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.63 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.99%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 75.97% 79.17% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 16 0
Average daily rate £345 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) PDA
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) TestDirector
4 7 (58.33%) Change Management
5 6 (50.00%) MCTS
5 6 (50.00%) MCITP
5 6 (50.00%) McAfee
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (50.00%) Clustering
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) WinRunner
5 6 (50.00%) Netcool
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) AIX
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (50.00%) MCSA
5 6 (50.00%) Veritas

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (58.33%) TestDirector
3 6 (50.00%) WinRunner
4 4 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) PDA
2 6 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) MCSA
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (50.00%) MCTS
3 6 (50.00%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (50.00%) Netcool
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
1 6 (50.00%) Veritas
1 6 (50.00%) McAfee
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP