The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 30 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 0.63% - 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% - 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
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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 Staines region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 142 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 75.32% 78.89% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 24
Average daily rate £475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Test Scripting
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA