The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 4 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - 7.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +10.90%
Test Scripting
West 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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 90.91% 84.62% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Median daily rate £389 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.75% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £9.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Walsall region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Walsall