Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 50 51
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.36% 1.39% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.63% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Bracknell median daily rate £525 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.54% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 491 492 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 88.79% 85.57% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 238 163
Bracknell median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £153 £200 £176
90th Percentile £575 £573 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 50
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -47.37% +48.44%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Bracknell

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA