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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.82% 0.47% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 0.52% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +9.94%
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
349 194 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 90.65% 91.51% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 127 69
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) SWIFT
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) OpenUP
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) SWIFT
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) OpenUP
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle