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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.82% 0.30% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.40% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £360 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £275 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
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
315 253 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.82% 76.67% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 139 151
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Use Case
1 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
4 7 (38.89%) BPR
4 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
4 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
4 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
4 7 (38.89%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) CRM
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) MS Access
6 5 (27.78%) UML
6 5 (27.78%) RAD
6 5 (27.78%) RUP
6 5 (27.78%) SLA
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
6 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
6 5 (27.78%) BCP
6 5 (27.78%) Benchmarking

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 (27.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (27.78%) MS Access
3 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Power BI
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Process Mapping Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Use Case
1 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
2 8 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) BPR
3 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 7 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Target Operating Model
3 7 (38.89%) User Stories
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) CRM
4 6 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau