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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 31 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 14 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.94% 1.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 1.66% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Median daily rate £300 £356 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +61.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £440 £241
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £342 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +27.40%

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
301 302 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 84.79% 80.53% 82.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 230 258
Median daily rate £413 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Median hourly rate £33.75 £10.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £10.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £80.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017, 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 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 17 (62.96%) WebDriver
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) SOAP
4 15 (55.56%) BDD
5 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (48.15%) Web Services
6 13 (48.15%) REST
7 10 (37.04%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) Kanban
8 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (25.93%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
11 4 (14.81%) Open Source
11 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
11 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
11 4 (14.81%) GitHub
11 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
11 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
11 4 (14.81%) Maven
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Ant
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
11 4 (14.81%) GitLab
12 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
12 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (11.11%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 17 (62.96%) WebDriver
3 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (14.81%) Ant
5 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
5 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (14.81%) GitLab
5 4 (14.81%) Maven
5 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Process Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Telephony Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) SOAP
2 13 (48.15%) REST
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) BDD
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Kanban
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) OOD
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (7.41%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco
1 3 (11.11%) HP
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Google