The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 29 March 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 54 58
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.78% 1.11% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 1.39% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £36.75 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 - £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -20.93% +4.87%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 430 503 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.63% 79.59% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 302 268
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 55
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +78.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £17.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Cambridgeshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +17 9 £338 +3.84% 9
Peterborough +2 3 £328 -
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Python
3 10 (40.00%) QA
4 8 (32.00%) Back Office
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Selenium
4 8 (32.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Appium
5 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (28.00%) JBehave
5 7 (28.00%) Tcl
5 7 (28.00%) Wireless
5 7 (28.00%) Electronics
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 6 (24.00%) Signal Processing
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.00%) RS-232
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Appium
1 8 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
1 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (28.00%) JBehave
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (4.00%) Trac
General
1 8 (32.00%) Back Office
2 7 (28.00%) Electronics
3 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Audio Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) QA Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Manual Tester
6 3 (12.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripter
8 1 (4.00%) Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Tester
8 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Software QA Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (24.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (24.00%) Signal Processing
5 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.00%) CRM
9 1 (4.00%) ERP
9 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) Tcl
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ARP4754
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) BT
1 1 (4.00%) HP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Samsung
1 1 (4.00%) webMethods
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