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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 60 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.91% 2.21% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.63% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 17
Median daily rate £338 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +24.28%

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
544 609 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.67% 84.23% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 329 372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 (55.00%) QA
2 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) SAP
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 5 (25.00%) Informatica
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) JIRA
5 5 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 4 (20.00%) Selenium
6 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Star Schema
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) ISEB
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) Workflow

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 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Appium
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Genymotion
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Informatica Developer
1 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Biometrics
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) SAP
3 5 (25.00%) Informatica
4 3 (15.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) Verint