The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 3 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 16.46% - 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -17.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 82.28% 82.22% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 45
Average daily rate £350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +93.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Woking region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Test Scripting
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 9 (60.00%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) WMI
3 1 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Tester
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Remedy Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (6.67%) ITSM
1 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase