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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 84 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 17 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 1.67% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.15% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 18
Median daily rate £345 £353 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.69 £30.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +8.92%
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
1247 1257 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.68% 77.93% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 775 592
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 50
Median hourly rate £15.25 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 6 £308 -12.76%
Nottinghamshire -5 5 £300 -25.00% 1
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
3 14 (27.45%) ERP
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle
4 12 (23.53%) SDLC
5 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Migration
7 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (15.69%) System Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Logistics
9 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (11.76%) QA
9 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
9 6 (11.76%) CRM
9 6 (11.76%) ISEB
9 6 (11.76%) SAP
9 6 (11.76%) Defect Management
10 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
10 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Test Management
10 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (9.80%) HP
10 5 (9.80%) Workflow
10 5 (9.80%) Project Management
10 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
10 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
11 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (7.84%) SAP GTS
4 4 (7.84%) SAP QM
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (3.92%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.92%) Essbase
2 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.92%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Analyst
2 23 (45.10%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Data Centre Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Data Migration Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Migration Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Test Data Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.80%) UAT Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) UAT Manager
5 5 (9.80%) UAT Test Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) UAT Test Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) SAP QM Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.92%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (27.45%) ERP
3 12 (23.53%) SDLC
4 10 (19.61%) Migration
4 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
5 8 (15.69%) System Testing
6 6 (11.76%) CRM
6 6 (11.76%) Defect Management
6 6 (11.76%) Logistics
7 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.80%) Test Management
7 5 (9.80%) Workflow
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) R
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISEB
2 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) SAP
4 5 (9.80%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.92%) Pegasus