Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 17
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 1.59% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.67% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Fife median daily rate - - £275
Scotland median daily rate £300 £282 £325
% change year-on-year +6.57% -13.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Fife median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £30.50

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 Fife with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Fife
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24 60 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 85.71% 95.24% 86.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 15
Fife median daily rate £435 £303 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.80% +0.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £255 £218 £173
90th Percentile £561 £397 £423
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Fife median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% -52.95% +55.31%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.24 £16.94
90th Percentile £14.25 £37.85 £42.33
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
% change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

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