Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 > Renfrewshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 2.30% 7.11% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 7.83% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 12
Renfrewshire median daily rate £325 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -12.70% -13.10%
10th Percentile £313 £228 £290
90th Percentile £338 £306 £343
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
Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73 383 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 83.91% 90.76% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 307 136
Renfrewshire median daily rate £342 £330 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -3.65% -1.43%
10th Percentile £167 £261 £258
90th Percentile £449 £445 £433
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.29% -18.00% -45.65%
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 Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Renfrewshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Renfrewshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Paisley - 1 - -
Renfrew - 1 £325 -
Test Scripting
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin