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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 49 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 13 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.93% 2.19% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.74% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Median daily rate £363 £256 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% -39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £220 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £332 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.83%
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
543 694 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.68% 80.14% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 434 441
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 20
Median hourly rate £11.12 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £22.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (32.00%) HP
3 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Banking
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) SAP
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
6 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.00%) Workflow
6 5 (20.00%) Retail
6 5 (20.00%) SLA
6 5 (20.00%) Remedy
6 5 (20.00%) ISEB
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) MS Office
6 5 (20.00%) Change Control
6 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (20.00%) System Testing
6 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) Selenium
7 4 (16.00%) 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:

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (20.00%) MS Office
3 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Essbase
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.00%) Automotive
6 1 (4.00%) Electronics
6 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (8.00%) MIS Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Testing Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (4.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
3 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (20.00%) System Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) F#
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.00%) Remedy
5 4 (16.00%) Informatica
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
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