Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 17 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)
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.32% 3.64% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 4.67% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Exeter median daily rate £390 £380 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +20.63% -6.67%
10th Percentile £385 £236 £308
90th Percentile £395 £404 £323
Devon median daily rate £390 £370 £315
% change year-on-year +5.41% +17.46% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate - - -
Devon median hourly rate - - -

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 Exeter with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Exeter
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 269 214 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 86.50% 77.82% 78.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 139 159
Exeter median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £183 £185 £225
90th Percentile £525 £488 £508
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Exeter median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +37.93% +48.72%
10th Percentile £33.63 £23.95 £19.83
90th Percentile £43.45 £96.60 £39.20
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £28.14 £19.46
% change year-on-year +24.39% +44.63% -9.51%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Exeter

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Exeter

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Exeter

For the 6 months to 17 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java