The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 51 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.20% 1.46% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.82% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Median daily rate £294 £357 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.65% +62.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £433 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £341 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.69% -0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-18.89% +27.40%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 549 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.09% 80.03% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 405 395
Median daily rate £400 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £10.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +14 13 £294 -13.72%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 19 (59.38%) Selenium
2 18 (56.25%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) SOAP
3 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) WebDriver
4 16 (50.00%) BDD
5 13 (40.63%) Web Services
5 13 (40.63%) REST
6 10 (31.25%) Scrum
7 7 (21.88%) Kanban
7 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
10 4 (12.50%) GitHub
10 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
10 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
10 4 (12.50%) Open Source
10 4 (12.50%) User Stories
10 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 4 (12.50%) GitLab
10 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.50%) Maven
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) Ant
11 3 (9.38%) SAP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Selenium
2 17 (53.13%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) Ant
4 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) GitLab
4 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Automation Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Process Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Oracle Forms Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) SOAP
2 13 (40.63%) REST
2 13 (40.63%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) BDD
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Kanban
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 4 (12.50%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.38%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) OOD
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (9.38%) Use Case
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco
1 3 (9.38%) HP
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle