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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 31 45 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.35% 0.77% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.10% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £244 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
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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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 273 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 63.96% 69.82% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 201 48
Average daily rate £370 £175 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -45.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £68 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.11 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -49.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.07 £8.63 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £30.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) HP
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (88.89%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Release Management
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft