The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk - 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
Test Scripting
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 103 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 76.23% 62.42% 55.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 75 52
Average daily rate £425 £364 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% +32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +6.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.60 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Test Scripting
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Orchard
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (25.00%) Ethnography
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Psychology
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Psychology
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Ethnography
3 1 (25.00%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Orchard