The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.50% 1.08% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.45% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£324 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £210 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £210 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +12.90%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 276 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 77.09% 74.80% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 112 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +1 6 £324 +54.16% 2
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Northgate
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Systems Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Northgate