The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.39% 0.50% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.64% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£389 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
235 157 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 81.60% 78.89% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 78 21
Average daily rate £463 £490 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Warrington region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Test Scripting
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) P3O

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards