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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.18% 2.19% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.80% 0.64%
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 £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £113.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-68.06% +254.68%
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
236 214 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 69.41% 78.10% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 103 94
Average daily rate £340 £335 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £466 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +56.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £33.10 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Test Scripting
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Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) COBIT
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) EDI
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
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%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) System Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle