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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.25% 6.31% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 8.78% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Median daily rate £308 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £410 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.37 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.68% +1.66%
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
200 148 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 74.91% 71.84% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 70 86
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £11.21 £8.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield -5 4 £311 -12.32%
Derby -1 2 £300 +9.09% 1
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 14 (73.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) SDLC
4 8 (42.11%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) SAP GTS
5 4 (21.05%) SAP QM
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Middleware
8 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.26%) MS Office
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Logistics
8 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) QA
8 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP GTS
1 4 (21.05%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Manager
2 5 (26.32%) UAT Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) UAT Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP QM Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) UAT Manager
3 4 (21.05%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Programme Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Strategy Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Test Programme Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
3 9 (47.37%) SDLC
4 8 (42.11%) System Testing
5 4 (21.05%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Logistics
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle