The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.09% 0.71% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.84% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £238 £343 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -19.41%
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 £42.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Test Scripting
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 357 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.56% 84.60% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 217 93
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £650 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Median hourly rate £15.13 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £50.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) SAP HR
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Payroll
1 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
1 4 (36.36%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Wiki
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP HR
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) QA Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (9.09%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
1 4 (36.36%) Data Cleansing
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft