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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 17 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.63% 4.67% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 5.62% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Median daily rate £267 £355 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.92% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £331 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £371 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
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
334 89 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 91.01% 83.18% 87.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 53 62
Median daily rate £321 £343 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.27% +5.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £189 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 3 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -22 17 £267 -24.92%
Test Scripting
Scotland

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (97.30%) VMware
3 35 (94.59%) Change Management
3 35 (94.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
5 30 (81.08%) Citrix
5 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
5 30 (81.08%) TestDirector
5 30 (81.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (81.08%) Hyper-V
6 29 (78.38%) Test Automation
6 29 (78.38%) Windows 7
6 29 (78.38%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (78.38%) McAfee ePO
6 29 (78.38%) Software Testing
6 29 (78.38%) MCTS
6 29 (78.38%) MCITP
6 29 (78.38%) HP UFT
6 29 (78.38%) Veritas
6 29 (78.38%) Netcool
6 29 (78.38%) Intel Security
6 29 (78.38%) VMware ESX
6 29 (78.38%) Clustering
6 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (78.38%) WinRunner
6 29 (78.38%) AIX
6 29 (78.38%) Windows XP
6 29 (78.38%) MCSE
6 29 (78.38%) MCSA
6 29 (78.38%) SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
1 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (81.08%) TestDirector
2 29 (78.38%) HP UFT
2 29 (78.38%) WinRunner
3 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
3 6 (16.22%) MSI
3 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
1 19 (51.35%) Test Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Tools Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Lync Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
1 6 (16.22%) WinForms
1 6 (16.22%) WPF
1 6 (16.22%) XML
1 6 (16.22%) XSD
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (78.38%) Clustering
2 28 (75.68%) PDA
3 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (94.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (81.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (78.38%) AIX
4 29 (78.38%) Windows 7
4 29 (78.38%) Windows XP
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Change Management
2 29 (78.38%) Software Testing
2 29 (78.38%) Test Automation
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.22%) OO
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Management
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Web Development
4 2 (5.41%) Records Management
5 1 (2.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) C++
3 6 (16.22%) COBOL
3 6 (16.22%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) PL/1
3 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
3 6 (16.22%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) MCITP
1 29 (78.38%) MCSA
1 29 (78.38%) MCSE
1 29 (78.38%) MCTS
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (72.97%) ISTQB
3 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) Degree
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 30 (81.08%) Hyper-V
3 29 (78.38%) VMware ESX
4 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (78.38%) HP Quality Center
1 29 (78.38%) McAfee ePO
1 29 (78.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) VMware
2 30 (81.08%) Citrix
2 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
3 29 (78.38%) Intel Security
3 29 (78.38%) Veritas
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle