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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 25 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.74% 0.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.84% -2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
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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
90 85 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 78.26% 77.98% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 11
Average daily rate £375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.87 £90.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.58% +462.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) VXML
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) IVR
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) VXML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat