The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 17 34 5
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.14% 0.65% 15.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.80% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Test Scripting
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 125 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 81.82% 80.65% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 102 16
Average daily rate £425 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +17 1 £425 -5.55%
Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) VXML
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) IVR
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) VXML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) IVR
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Java Card
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat