The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.07% 1.65% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £210 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +16.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
266 240 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 71.12% 65.93% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 117 92
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham 0 3 £210 -46.15%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 2 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) MSTest
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (9.09%) NHS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) EAM
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Kronos
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle