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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 21 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.55% 1.14% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 1.56% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £700 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
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
164 192 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 74.55% 73.00% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 103 125
Average daily rate £363 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 19
Average hourly rate £48.50 £20.75 £25.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.73% -19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.50 £25.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 12 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) System Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 5 (35.71%) UAT Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) UAT Manager
2 5 (35.71%) UAT Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) UAT Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Test Programme Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 10 (71.43%) SDLC
2 10 (71.43%) System Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
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