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 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.73% 0.82% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.06% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £358 £358 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
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
259 284 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 74.64% 77.60% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 214 255
Median daily rate £420 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £561 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 5
Median hourly rate £38.50 £13.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) V-Model
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) SCOM
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 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%) Embedded C 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 C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
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 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) V-Model
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) HP