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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 20 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.12% 2.74% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 3.77% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Median daily rate £409 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £400 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.37% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +6.08%
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
421 239 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.80% 72.64% 84.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 164 171
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 45
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.63 £24.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) User Stories
3 14 (53.85%) Use Case
3 14 (53.85%) Migration
4 13 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Data Migration
7 10 (38.46%) Target Operating Model
7 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (38.46%) Data Analysis
7 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (34.62%) BPR
8 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
8 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
9 8 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (30.77%) Big Data
9 8 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (26.92%) System Testing
11 6 (23.08%) .NET
11 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
11 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
12 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
13 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (30.77%) Big Data
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Data Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Big Data Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Project Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Public Sector Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Conversion
1 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) User Stories
3 14 (53.85%) Migration
3 14 (53.85%) Use Case
4 13 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Data Migration
7 10 (38.46%) Data Analysis
7 10 (38.46%) Target Operating Model
8 9 (34.62%) BPR
8 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
8 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
9 8 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (26.92%) System Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
14 3 (11.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
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