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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 51 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.08% 0.80% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.04% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £410 £315 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% -4.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
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
490 481 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 75.38% 77.21% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 345 349
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £284 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £22.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 -2 4 £410 +14.68%
Chippenham - 3 - -
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) C
2 6 (31.58%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Device Driver
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Perforce
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Broadband
3 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Wireless
3 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
3 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
5 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
5 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.53%) QA
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) ISEB
6 2 (10.53%) Finance

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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Broadband
1 5 (26.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DataStage
1 1 (5.26%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Device Driver
2 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Embedded Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
1 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
3 2 (10.53%) V-Model
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
1 6 (31.58%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Perforce
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Verint
3 1 (5.26%) VMware