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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 37 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 16 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.88% 2.86% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 3.40% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £362 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%

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
368 324 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.32% 84.16% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 205 117
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -56.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.08 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
3 10 (34.48%) Data Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Use Case
5 8 (27.59%) System Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
5 8 (27.59%) User Stories
5 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) Content Management
6 7 (24.14%) CMS
6 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
6 7 (24.14%) Data Structures
6 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (20.69%) Analytics
7 6 (20.69%) Big Data
7 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Data Management
7 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (20.69%) BPR
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.24%) Service Management
8 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Business Analytics

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 7 (24.14%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CAR
1 2 (6.90%) SAP POS DM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Big Data
1 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Agile Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Big Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) SAP ALE
2 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Structures
2 5 (17.24%) Data Conversion
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) EPoS
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
2 11 (37.93%) Migration
3 10 (34.48%) Data Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Use Case
5 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (27.59%) System Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
5 8 (27.59%) User Stories
6 7 (24.14%) Content Management
6 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) Analytics
7 6 (20.69%) BPR
7 6 (20.69%) Data Management
7 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com