The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 11 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 10.00% - 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.96% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +6.08%
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 Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 70 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 87.14% 83.33% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 22
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling 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 Stirling

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

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 Stirling region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) FitNesse
4 4 (40.00%) Solvency II
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
7 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Case Management
7 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (10.00%) Control-M
7 1 (10.00%) XML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Case Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM