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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 49 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.66% 2.37% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.88% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Median daily rate £325 £313 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £30.72
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +22.07%

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
516 590 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.43% 82.40% 81.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 284 373
Median daily rate £400 £390 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.14 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (50.00%) SQL
1 11 (50.00%) QA
2 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) ETL
4 8 (36.36%) Informatica
5 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
5 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (31.82%) SAP
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
5 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (27.27%) Star Schema
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
7 5 (22.73%) Selenium
8 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
8 4 (18.18%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Workflow
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 3 (13.64%) QA Automation
10 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center

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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (31.82%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) Star Schema
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.55%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Appium
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Genymotion
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
1 7 (31.82%) Informatica Developer
1 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL Developer
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) SAP Developer
3 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ETL
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
4 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) QA Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Informatica
3 7 (31.82%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Verint
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