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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 67 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 43 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.63% 2.25% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.89% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 4
Median daily rate £331 £438 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +32.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
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
1324 1213 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.08% 78.11% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 789 655
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 54
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.90 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
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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
Northamptonshire -1 25 £375 +15.38%
Nottinghamshire -6 5 £331 -30.98% 5
Leicestershire -2 3 £325 - 1
Derbyshire -9 1 £338 - 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (21.31%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle
3 11 (18.03%) Unix
3 11 (18.03%) Finance
4 10 (16.39%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (13.11%) Banking
5 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.11%) Migration
5 8 (13.11%) ERP
5 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
6 7 (11.48%) Defect Management
6 7 (11.48%) IBM
6 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.48%) Tivoli
6 7 (11.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Logistics
7 6 (9.84%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (9.84%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
7 6 (9.84%) ETL
7 6 (9.84%) SQL
8 5 (8.20%) CRM
8 5 (8.20%) ISEB
8 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.20%) Workflow
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
8 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (8.20%) QA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (1.64%) Demantra
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.64%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
1 2 (3.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.92%) PowerCenter
2 2 (3.28%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.28%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
1 3 (4.92%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Test Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Performance Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Test Leader
4 8 (13.11%) Consultant
5 7 (11.48%) Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Test Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Supply Chain Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) UAT Lead
7 5 (8.20%) UAT Test Lead
8 4 (6.56%) Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.64%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (1.64%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Unix
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
1 13 (21.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (16.39%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.11%) ERP
3 8 (13.11%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
4 7 (11.48%) Defect Management
4 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
5 6 (9.84%) ETL
5 6 (9.84%) Logistics
5 6 (9.84%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (8.20%) CRM
6 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.20%) Workflow
7 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.56%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) C#
2 4 (6.56%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) R
4 1 (1.64%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ISEB
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Tivoli
1 7 (11.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (3.28%) Ganglia
2 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.28%) nmon
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) IBM
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Informatica
3 4 (6.56%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.28%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.28%) Pega
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) Infor
6 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.64%) Northgate
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