The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 28 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 25 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.67% 3.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +30.70%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
464 275 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.73% 81.85% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 197 184
Median daily rate £420 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £18.52 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +11 24 £394 +12.50%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 10 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (32.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) IBM
6 6 (24.00%) Tivoli
6 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 6 (24.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (20.00%) ETL
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) Informatica
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
10 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
10 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.00%) SAP
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) SAN
10 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (8.00%) nmon
10 2 (8.00%) Performance Engineering
10 2 (8.00%) Ganglia

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (4.00%) Demantra
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Performance Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 4 (16.00%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
7 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
7 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
7 3 (12.00%) UAT Lead
7 3 (12.00%) UAT Test Lead
8 2 (8.00%) Junior
8 2 (8.00%) Management Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) Tester
9 1 (4.00%) Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (24.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) E-business
8 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (4.00%) System Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Management
8 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Ganglia
2 2 (8.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Informatica
4 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) SAP