The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 33 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.11% 1.08% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.39% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 15
Median daily rate £350 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +17.07%
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1267 1297 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.17% 77.99% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 787 585
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 78
Median hourly rate £16.05 £17.30 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.61 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Derbyshire +19 13 £620 +180.22%
Leicestershire +7 7 £300 -33.33% 1
Northamptonshire +4 5 £400 +45.45%
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £238 -30.43% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 27 (49.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (34.55%) ERP
3 17 (30.91%) Regression Testing
4 16 (29.09%) SDLC
5 15 (27.27%) Finance
5 15 (27.27%) Oracle
6 10 (18.18%) System Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Test Management
6 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (16.36%) SAP
8 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.55%) QA
9 7 (12.73%) Migration
9 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Defect Management
10 6 (10.91%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
11 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (7.27%) SAP GTS
12 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
12 4 (7.27%) Data Cleansing
12 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
12 4 (7.27%) SAP QM
12 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
12 4 (7.27%) SAP Payroll
12 4 (7.27%) ISTQB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (7.27%) SAP GTS
3 4 (7.27%) SAP HR
3 4 (7.27%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (7.27%) SAP QM
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (3.64%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.64%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
1 3 (5.45%) Selenium
1 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) VersionOne
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Analyst
1 26 (47.27%) Test Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Test Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) UAT Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) UAT Manager
4 6 (10.91%) UAT Test Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) UAT Test Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Data Centre Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) ERP Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) SAP QM Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (34.55%) ERP
3 17 (30.91%) Regression Testing
4 16 (29.09%) SDLC
5 10 (18.18%) System Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Test Management
6 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.73%) Migration
7 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Defect Management
9 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.27%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
2 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Pegasus