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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 30 12 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 29 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.47% 8.45% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 11.03% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 5
Median daily rate £400 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £291 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £342 £231
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.69 £30.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +8.92%
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
451 272 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 85.09% 76.62% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 189 144
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 45
Median hourly rate £32.75 £23.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.39% -39.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) Migration
3 15 (45.45%) User Stories
4 13 (39.39%) Use Case
4 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Data Modelling
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) BPR
5 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 12 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (36.36%) Data Migration
6 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
6 10 (30.30%) Target Operating Model
6 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
6 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (27.27%) Big Data
7 9 (27.27%) System Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (24.24%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (24.24%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (24.24%) .NET
9 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
9 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
9 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
9 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
3 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (27.27%) Big Data
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (6.06%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Data Business Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Big Data Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Public Sector Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Data Conversion
2 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Migration
2 15 (45.45%) User Stories
3 13 (39.39%) Data Modelling
3 13 (39.39%) Use Case
3 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (36.36%) BPR
4 12 (36.36%) Data Migration
5 10 (30.30%) Data Analysis
5 10 (30.30%) Target Operating Model
5 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
6 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) System Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 8 (24.24%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (24.24%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) SAP