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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£538 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +9.89%
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
61 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 75.31% 73.77% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 9
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +313.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 17 (80.95%) Maven
2 17 (80.95%) HP
2 17 (80.95%) Cucumber
3 16 (76.19%) Waterfall
4 13 (61.90%) SoapUI
4 13 (61.90%) REST
4 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 13 (61.90%) Scrum
4 13 (61.90%) SOAP
4 13 (61.90%) XML
4 13 (61.90%) JSON
4 13 (61.90%) Load Balancing
5 12 (57.14%) Open Source
6 11 (52.38%) User Stories
7 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (38.10%) Service Management
9 7 (33.33%) QA
9 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
10 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (23.81%) High Availability
12 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
12 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
12 1 (4.76%) Ruby
12 1 (4.76%) C
12 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
12 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Selenium
1 17 (80.95%) Maven
1 17 (80.95%) Cucumber
2 13 (61.90%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Analyst
1 17 (80.95%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) REST
1 13 (61.90%) SOAP
1 13 (61.90%) XML
1 13 (61.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (76.19%) Waterfall
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) Load Balancing
4 11 (52.38%) User Stories
5 8 (38.10%) Service Management
6 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability
9 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Ruby
1 1 (4.76%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat