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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 47 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.97% 0.73% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.99% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £450 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
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
416 304 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 81.09% 74.15% 73.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 131 116
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 5 £450 +33.33% 2
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) IBM
4 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (38.89%) ETL
4 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (38.89%) DB2
4 7 (38.89%) Informatica
4 7 (38.89%) PowerCenter
4 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (38.89%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 4 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 4 (22.22%) SAP HR
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (5.56%) Degree
8 1 (5.56%) JIRA
8 1 (5.56%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP HR
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (38.89%) DB2
1 7 (38.89%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) TestPartner
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) ETL Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) Informatica Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 2 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
3 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (5.56%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (5.56%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) UAT Manager
3 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) ETL
3 7 (38.89%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 4 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Service Management
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Informatica
3 4 (22.22%) SAP