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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 80 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 18 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.15% 1.48% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.01% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £193 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £113.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-66.96% +254.68%
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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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1166 1094 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.36% 73.72% 68.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 562 428
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 71 78
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Derbyshire +16 5 £320 +28.00% 1
Leicestershire +12 3 £315 -
Northamptonshire -10 3 £325 +36.84% 2
Nottinghamshire -14 3 £288 +12.74% 4
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England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VBScript
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) UAT Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Northgate
3 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Telerik
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago