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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 20 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 34 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.88% 2.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 3.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 0
Median daily rate £403 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £30.72
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +20.44%

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
416 245 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.21% 83.62% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 165 210
Median daily rate £400 £416 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £11.50 £19.00
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 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +13 30 £419 +19.64%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 13 (37.14%) Banking
4 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (22.86%) IBM
6 8 (22.86%) Tivoli
6 8 (22.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (17.14%) Defect Management
8 6 (17.14%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (14.29%) ETL
9 5 (14.29%) Linux
9 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
10 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Smoke Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
10 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.57%) ISEB
11 3 (8.57%) JCL
11 3 (8.57%) COBOL
11 3 (8.57%) DB2
11 3 (8.57%) SAP
11 3 (8.57%) Informatica
11 3 (8.57%) AppDynamics

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 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (2.86%) Demantra
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (37.14%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Consultant
6 5 (14.29%) Supply Chain Consultant
7 4 (11.43%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
8 3 (8.57%) Tester
8 3 (8.57%) UAT Lead
8 3 (8.57%) UAT Test Lead
9 2 (5.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Performance Testing
2 11 (31.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (17.14%) Defect Management
4 6 (17.14%) Supply Chain Management
5 5 (14.29%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Volume Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Order to Cash
9 1 (2.86%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) COBOL
2 3 (8.57%) JCL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Tivoli
1 8 (22.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (8.57%) Ganglia
2 3 (8.57%) nmon
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) AppDynamics
3 3 (8.57%) Informatica
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
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