The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.72% 1.21% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.54% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £295 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
Test Scripting
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
266 325 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.44% 78.88% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 239 267
Median daily rate £396 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) CMS
5 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware