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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 38 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.66% 1.28% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.54% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £300 £419 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +45.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £388 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £450 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +20.00%

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
323 390 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 89.23% 83.33% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 202 132
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +93.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
1 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
3 2 (22.22%) API Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Pega
4 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing

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 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) API Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
1 2 (22.22%) Pega
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com