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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% 0.27% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.35% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £175 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.83%
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
306 284 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.07% 75.33% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 202 193
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) ERP
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
6 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

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 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ERP
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft