The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.10% 0.62% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.83% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £413 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £278 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £298 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Test Scripting
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
303 240 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 83.24% 74.07% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 145 136
Median daily rate £400 £339 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £530 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 39
Median hourly rate £24.25 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 10 (66.67%) Use Case
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (46.67%) User Stories
3 7 (46.67%) Target Operating Model
3 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) BPR
3 7 (46.67%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) UML
6 4 (26.67%) RAD
6 4 (26.67%) RUP
6 4 (26.67%) MS Access
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) MS Access
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Process Mapping Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Use Case
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) BPR
3 7 (46.67%) Data Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (46.67%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Target Operating Model
3 7 (46.67%) User Stories
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) CRM
4 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft