The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 26 35 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.01% 2.82% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 3.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +1.47% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -21.83% +7.40%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 301 294 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.25% 83.05% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 194 127
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Coventry

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Coventry

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Coventry over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Coventry

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Coventry

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
2 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (29.63%) Use Case
2 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
3 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
4 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 5 (18.52%) Data Management
5 5 (18.52%) CMS
5 5 (18.52%) Content Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Master Data Management
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) System Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Network Security
5 5 (18.52%) Data Conversion
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.81%) SAP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (18.52%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CAR
1 2 (7.41%) SAP POS DM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Big Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) SAP ALE
2 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
2 8 (29.63%) Use Case
3 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Content Management
5 5 (18.52%) Data Conversion
5 5 (18.52%) Data Management
5 5 (18.52%) Master Data Management
5 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 5 (18.52%) System Testing
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
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