The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.60% 1.15% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.71% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +42.85%
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 Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 175 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 65.67% 67.05% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 85 104
Average daily rate £375 £335 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 24
Average hourly rate £16.85 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.79% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Warwick - - - -
Test Scripting
West Midlands

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) WCF

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) HP