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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.59% 0.60% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.80% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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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
244 374 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 72.40% 74.95% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 160 80
Average daily rate £405 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +69.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) EAM
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft