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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 14.93% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +62.79%
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
114 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 85.07% 76.47% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 15 5
Average daily rate £425 £373 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +26.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £294 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £21.91 £22.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Test Scripting
Wales

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (80.95%) Cucumber
2 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 17 (80.95%) Maven
2 17 (80.95%) HP
3 16 (76.19%) Waterfall
4 13 (61.90%) JSON
4 13 (61.90%) Load Balancing
4 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 13 (61.90%) Scrum
4 13 (61.90%) SOAP
4 13 (61.90%) XML
4 13 (61.90%) SoapUI
4 13 (61.90%) REST
5 11 (52.38%) User Stories
5 11 (52.38%) Open Source
6 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (38.10%) Service Management
8 7 (33.33%) QA
8 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (23.81%) High Availability
11 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
11 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
11 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
11 1 (4.76%) UNIX
11 1 (4.76%) .NET
11 1 (4.76%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Cucumber
1 17 (80.95%) Selenium
1 17 (80.95%) Maven
2 13 (61.90%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Analyst
1 18 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) JSON
1 13 (61.90%) SOAP
1 13 (61.90%) XML
1 13 (61.90%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (76.19%) Waterfall
3 13 (61.90%) Load Balancing
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
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%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle