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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.20% 2.23% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 3.05% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -38.14%
Test Scripting
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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 Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 197 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 67.77% 73.23% 71.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 98 94
Average daily rate £360 £330 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 15
Average hourly rate £26.90 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £20.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £42.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Test Scripting
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Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) System Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (25.00%) System Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle