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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 35 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.23% 2.69% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 3.17% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Median daily rate £405 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £364 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £349
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.90% +21.66%

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
403 284 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 86.67% 85.03% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 165 125
Median daily rate £438 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -46.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.08 £15.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) Migration
3 13 (34.21%) Use Case
4 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Data Analysis
4 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 12 (31.58%) BPR
5 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
5 11 (28.95%) User Stories
6 10 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (26.32%) Data Migration
7 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
7 9 (23.68%) Big Data
7 9 (23.68%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
7 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (23.68%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (21.05%) System Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
9 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
9 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
10 6 (15.79%) ISEB
10 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (15.79%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.53%) MS Office
4 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) Big Data
2 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.63%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Data Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Big Data Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) SAP ALE
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Data Conversion
3 2 (5.26%) EPoS
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Migration
2 13 (34.21%) Use Case
3 12 (31.58%) BPR
3 12 (31.58%) Data Analysis
3 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (28.95%) User Stories
5 10 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 10 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) Test Strategy
7 8 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) System Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISEB
1 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) HP