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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 5 3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - 16.67% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 23.08% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -13.33%
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
19 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 70.37% 72.22% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Average daily rate £428 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.46 £9.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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