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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 79 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 22 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.25% 1.79% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.42% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.53% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £182 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+20.30% +18.75%
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
1317 1159 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.91% 74.20% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 586 441
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 85 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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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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
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £338 +60.71% 5
Northamptonshire -9 6 £300 +20.00%
Leicestershire +4 3 £450 +24.13%
Derbyshire -2 3 £320 +14.28% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (18.75%) QA
2 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 5 (15.63%) System Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
5 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) DTS
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Quality Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 5 (15.63%) System Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Northgate
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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