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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 32 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.00% 0.75% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 0.99% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £245 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.99% +19.16%

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
188 203 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.69% 75.75% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 108 111
Median daily rate £335 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +280.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 - 4 £275 -
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) SDET
4 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

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 (10.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior UAT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Lead
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore