The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 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 29 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)
Hertfordshire > Rickmansworth
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth 3.85% 5.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Rickmansworth median daily rate - - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Rickmansworth median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Rickmansworth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17 16 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 65.38% 84.21% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 12
Rickmansworth median daily rate £500 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -27.77%  
10th Percentile £167 £158 £400
90th Percentile £703 £338 £498
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £379
% change year-on-year - +12.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Rickmansworth median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Rickmansworth

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 29 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OpenVMS
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OpenVMS
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java