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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 4 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - 10.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £310 -
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
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
13 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 68.42% 90.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £320 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £75 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £317 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £16.06 £9.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within 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