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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.67% 0.53% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.71% 1.21%
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 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £24.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-31.48% -35.33%
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
323 424 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 72.58% 74.91% 66.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 180 98
Average daily rate £425 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +201.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £21.28 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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 +17 3 £338 +42.10% 1
Test Scripting
East Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
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%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
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%) Test Automation
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%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP