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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 15 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 30 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.47% 1.81% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.15% 2.36% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 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 £330 £325 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -17.03%
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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
269 297 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 75.99% 76.74% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 138 71
Average daily rate £378 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 19
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 August 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 August 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 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (68.75%) Waterfall
4 21 (65.63%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (62.50%) V-Model
5 20 (62.50%) ISTQB
5 20 (62.50%) ISEB
6 17 (53.13%) Integration Testing
7 16 (50.00%) XML
7 16 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (50.00%) XML Messaging
8 12 (37.50%) Migration
8 12 (37.50%) Data Migration
9 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Use Case
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 4 (12.50%) ETL
11 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.50%) Talend
12 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
12 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
12 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
13 2 (6.25%) Business Development
13 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (6.25%) Fault Management
13 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
13 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
13 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) MS Access
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Analyst
2 20 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Integration Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.13%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) XML
1 16 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) NHS
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Waterfall
3 20 (62.50%) V-Model
4 17 (53.13%) Integration Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 12 (37.50%) Migration
6 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
8 4 (12.50%) ETL
8 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Fault Management
10 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) User Stories
10 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
10 2 (6.25%) BCP
10 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
10 2 (6.25%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) ISEB
1 20 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) HL7
Systems Management
1 21 (65.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Talend
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Cerner
3 1 (3.13%) Baan
3 1 (3.13%) Capita
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