The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 32 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.91% 0.79% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.86% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £250 £468 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +124.19%
Test Scripting
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
194 348 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 88.58% 92.06% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 267 102
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £688 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington 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 Warrington

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 6 (66.67%) Microservices
4 5 (55.56%) SWIFT
4 5 (55.56%) High Availability
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) OpenUP
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) B2B
7 1 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) CRM
7 1 (11.11%) EDI
7 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (11.11%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) EDI Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) EDI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) EDI
2 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Microservices
3 6 (66.67%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) OpenUP
7 1 (11.11%) B2B
7 1 (11.11%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) CRM
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) Logistics
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow