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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 16 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.72% 1.59% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 1.99% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Median daily rate £306 £293 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £190 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £378 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.37 £30.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+12.68% +8.92%
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
470 602 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.93% 79.63% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 408 359
Median daily rate £418 £401 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 8
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +43.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.29 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 August 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 August 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 +6 7 £325 +16.59% 1
Test Scripting
South West

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (30.43%) VoIP
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
5 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
5 5 (21.74%) Selenium
5 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
6 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) C
7 3 (13.04%) C++
7 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Broadband
7 3 (13.04%) Device Driver
7 3 (13.04%) Perforce
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Wireless
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
7 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering

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 (21.74%) SharePoint
1 5 (21.74%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) VoIP
2 3 (13.04%) Broadband
2 3 (13.04%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
1 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
1 14 (60.87%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) OpenEmbedded
2 3 (13.04%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) Yocto
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (13.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
3 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) V-Model
6 1 (4.35%) API Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) IT Audit
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) OWASP
6 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.35%) Groovy
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware