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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.01% 1.67% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.20% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +30.70%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

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
241 182 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.87% 76.15% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 101 96
Median daily rate £338 £360 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.35 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +85.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.26 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.25 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 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
(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
Leicester +5 4 £325 - 1
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior UAT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Lead
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Test Lead
3 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared