Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 46 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 -24 +28
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 12 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.60% 3.86% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 4.36% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 49
Coventry median daily rate £288 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.13% +33.33% +29.03%
10th Percentile £231 £313 £262
90th Percentile £345 £580 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £334 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.50

Test Scripting 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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 630 941 579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 83.78% 88.61% 81.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 660 391
Coventry median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £258
90th Percentile £551 £540 £563
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 31
Coventry median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.94% -22.50% -31.85%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.33 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.18 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (25.00%) SAP ALE
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) SAP Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (25.00%) Order to Cash
4 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) SAP CAR
4 3 (25.00%) SAP POS DM
4 3 (25.00%) IDoc
4 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CAR
1 3 (25.00%) SAP POS DM
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) JProfiler
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) IDoc
1 3 (25.00%) SAP ALE
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Order to Cash
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Demandware
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Prism