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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 17 18
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales - 1.27% 15.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.59% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
Median daily rate - £425 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
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
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
57 63 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 87.69% 79.75% 97.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 71
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.72 £12.35 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -43.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales 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 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