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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 17 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.94% 2.45% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 2.99% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.56%
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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
246 301 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 71.51% 81.79% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 162 57
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
5 7 (38.89%) V-Model
5 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
5 7 (38.89%) ISEB
6 6 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 6 (33.33%) XML Messaging
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
7 5 (27.78%) Use Case
8 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
9 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Business Development
10 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
10 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) SLA
10 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
10 2 (11.11%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) Logistics

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) MS Access
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) UAT Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Excel Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) XML
1 6 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) V-Model
4 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Use Case
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
8 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) HL7
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Cerner
2 1 (5.56%) Baan
2 1 (5.56%) Talend