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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.46% - 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% - 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£303 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £35.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -3.37%
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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
241 198 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.47% 72.26% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 98
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 11 24
Average hourly rate £33.95 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.18% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +5.45%

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 17 October 2014.

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 17 October 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 6 (42.86%) VB
2 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (35.71%) VBA
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) DMZ
6 2 (14.29%) Windows

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) DMZ
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) VB Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OO
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
1 6 (42.86%) VB
1 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 5 (35.71%) VBA
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
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