The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 12 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.61% 3.53% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 4.47% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 15
Median daily rate £388 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £258 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
Test Scripting
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
626 716 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.14% 78.94% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 377 378
Median daily rate £406 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +150.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 7 (22.58%) ISEB
7 5 (16.13%) XML
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Defect Management
8 4 (12.90%) Cryptocurrency
8 4 (12.90%) Blockchain
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) DOM
8 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) SOAP
8 4 (12.90%) HTTP
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) HP
8 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
8 4 (12.90%) REST
8 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
8 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (12.90%) User Experience
8 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (3.23%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) Essbase
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Selenium
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) iOS Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Solr Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Telematics Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) DOM
2 4 (12.90%) JSON
2 4 (12.90%) REST
2 4 (12.90%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blockchain
1 4 (12.90%) Cryptocurrency
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) Learning Management System
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
4 5 (16.13%) Defect Management
4 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Test Management
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) F#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
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