The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 34 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 6 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% 1.75% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.28% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 36
Median daily rate - £343 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.96% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +6.08%
Test Scripting
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 263 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.82% 76.90% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 150 285
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £38.77 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Somerset region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Yeovil - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
3 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) FrameMaker
5 4 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (23.53%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Ruby
7 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (11.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) FrameMaker
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Requirements Management
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
1 4 (23.53%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) hybris
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP