The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 31 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.54% 2.20% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.93% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £275 £250 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +24.28%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 205 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.42% 75.09% 69.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 114 134
Median daily rate £325 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.78 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Leicester +11 3 £225 -10.00% 1
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) SDET
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) QA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Development Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior UAT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Lead
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (18.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore