Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Scenario Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scenario Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 212 217
Rank change year-on-year +86 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing Scenario Testing 17 31 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.52% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 32
Median daily rate £398 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.14% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £350
90th Percentile £500 £588 £586
Central London median daily rate £370 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -15.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Scenario Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,378 6,004 6,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.30% 89.63% 88.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,677 4,664 4,977
Median daily rate £520 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 70 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.67% +10.96% -3.36%
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.25 £12.78
90th Percentile £48.70 £54.03 £33.68
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% +13.50%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in the City of London

Scenario Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scenario Testing in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Scenario Testing in the City of London

Scenario Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scenario Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Scenario Testing in the City of London

Scenario Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scenario Testing in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Scenario Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Scenario Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 7 (41.18%) QA
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Stress Testing
3 5 (29.41%) GitHub
3 5 (29.41%) Azure
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
4 4 (23.53%) R
4 4 (23.53%) Docker
4 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) Databricks
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) Market Risk
5 3 (17.65%) Degree

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Loan IQ
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Azure
1 5 (29.41%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) Parquet
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Appium
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Postman
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) QA Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAP P2P Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Testing Manager
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Avro
2 1 (5.88%) Express
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Pandas
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Chromecast
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) Reinsurance
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Stress Testing
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) R
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) Java 8
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) IFRS
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Databricks
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) GoldenSource
3 1 (5.88%) MapR
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP