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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 32 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 19 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 7.45% 3.70% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.23% 4.08% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Median daily rate £275 £339 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% -10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £310 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £340 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.19 £37.00 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +122.69%
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
231 98 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 90.59% 90.74% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 51 115
Median daily rate £325 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £34.00 £34.25 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -79.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 -10 18 £275 -18.81% 1
Test Scripting
Scotland

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (48.48%) Citrix
4 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
5 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 15 (45.45%) Change Management
5 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 15 (45.45%) Smoke Testing
6 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
6 14 (42.42%) Release Management
6 14 (42.42%) jQuery
6 14 (42.42%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (42.42%) ITIL V3
6 14 (42.42%) Relational Database
6 14 (42.42%) Netcool
6 14 (42.42%) Veritas
6 14 (42.42%) ILOG
6 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (42.42%) ITIL
6 14 (42.42%) AIX
6 14 (42.42%) MCSE
6 14 (42.42%) MCSA
6 14 (42.42%) VB

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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) TestDirector
2 8 (24.24%) HP UFT
2 8 (24.24%) WinRunner
3 6 (18.18%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
1 14 (42.42%) Test Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Applications Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Applications Support
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Web Applications Support
5 4 (12.12%) Web Applications Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
1 14 (42.42%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Clustering
2 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (27.27%) PDA
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 14 (42.42%) AIX
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Change Management
1 15 (45.45%) Smoke Testing
1 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL V3
2 14 (42.42%) Release Management
3 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Records Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.03%) Test Management
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) C++
2 14 (42.42%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) VB
2 14 (42.42%) VB.NET
2 14 (42.42%) VB6
2 14 (42.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
3 14 (42.42%) MCITP
3 14 (42.42%) MCSA
3 14 (42.42%) MCSE
3 14 (42.42%) MCTS
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) Hyper-V
3 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
4 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) McAfee ePO
1 14 (42.42%) Netcool
2 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Citrix
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) ILOG
3 14 (42.42%) Intel Security
3 14 (42.42%) Veritas
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) IronPort
6 1 (3.03%) ThinPrint
6 1 (3.03%) Xerox
Erskine, Renfrewshire
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