The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 57 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.67% 1.46% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.87% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Average daily rate £330 £255 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £252 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £255 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +16.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
532 375 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.20% 78.29% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 269 281
Average daily rate £400 £420 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon -6 6 £330 +32.00% 3
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Web 2.0
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Image Processing
3 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) VBScript
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Basel II
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (13.33%) Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (6.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Scientist
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Python Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) JSTL
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) JSF
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) Struts
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) EJB
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Web 2.0
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Image Processing
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VBScript
3 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ACCA
2 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Basel II
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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