The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.53% 1.30% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.94% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
Test Scripting
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
182 103 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 69.73% 66.88% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 56 165
Average daily rate £375 £340 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 18
Average hourly rate £14.55 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.07% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.19 £15.50 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £16.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the Derbyshire region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Derbyshire region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -6 3 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (44.44%) Validation
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP