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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.34% 1.04% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.32% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +17.07%
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
325 302 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.90% 78.65% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 199 175
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.20 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
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 30 May 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 +5 3 £400 +60.00%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (70.00%) ERP
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) SAP
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management
7 1 (10.00%) Subversion
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (10.00%) Finance

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 (40.00%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) VersionOne
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ERP
1 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP