The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 13 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 4.76% - 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£220 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -38.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
32 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 76.19% 71.43% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 5
Average daily rate £375 £160 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -50.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £160 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) V-Model
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
1 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) HP