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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.06% 5.21% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 7.64% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
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£275 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £363 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.56%
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
162 144 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 70.13% 68.25% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 81
Average daily rate £368 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £280 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Average hourly rate £33.00 £14.50 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.58% -72.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £8.94 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £67.50 £56.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Chesterfield +1 10 £275 -15.38% 1
Derby -6 2 £253 -9.82% 1
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
2 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
3 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Logistics
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) FMCG
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) QA
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Automotive
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
5 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) C#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (5.88%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
2 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Test Leader
4 4 (23.53%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Network Technician
5 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Tester
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) FMCG
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
1 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
1 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
1 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Logistics
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Telerik
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