Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 20 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 62 74
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -27
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.68% 3.25% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 3.72% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 3
Oxford median daily rate £225 £200 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% -45.33%
10th Percentile £210 £164 £168
90th Percentile £360 £540 £300
Oxfordshire median daily rate £350 £200 £205
% change year-on-year +75.00% -2.44% -31.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 639 618 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.30% 87.29% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 474 456
Oxford median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £320 £188 £226
90th Percentile £588 £538 £516
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Oxford

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Oxford

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Oxford

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Compliance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP