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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.98% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £277 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.15 £32.50 £48.08
% change year-on-year
+29.69% -32.39%
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
34 65 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 79.07% 81.25% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 11
Average daily rate £340 £411 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.32% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £389 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) AOP
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) JAXB
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) JSON

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) jMock
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Mockito
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Ext JS
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) JAXB
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) AOP
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase