The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 27 June 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)
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 10.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% +21.31%  

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 Fife with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8 16 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 72.73% 84.21% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Median daily rate £400 £320 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £98 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £14.43 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Fife

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Fife region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Maven

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python