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 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 31 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.51% 1.39% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 1.84% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
Median daily rate £340 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £426 £510
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
South West

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
468 599 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.11% 75.73% 77.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 398 364
Median daily rate £393 £410 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.26% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +51.16%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 11 £340 +14.76% 1
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) SOAP
4 9 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) Selenium
4 9 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 8 (29.63%) REST
5 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Web Services
6 7 (25.93%) VoIP
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (22.22%) Kanban
7 6 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
8 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
9 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
10 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
11 2 (7.41%) Finance
11 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
11 2 (7.41%) SAP
11 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.41%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
1 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Selenium
1 9 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Process Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) SOAP
2 8 (29.63%) REST
2 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) BDD
2 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Kanban
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Process Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) V-Model
8 1 (3.70%) API Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.70%) IT Audit
8 1 (3.70%) OWASP
8 1 (3.70%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Groovy
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) VMware