The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 24 June 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)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -19 +10  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.52% 5.53% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 7.53% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £375 £540 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +113.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £348 £338
% change year-on-year -2.15% +2.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% +21.31%  

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 242 146 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 87.05% 73.37% 65.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 77 91
Median daily rate £435 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -71.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Derbyshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Derbyshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +3 4 £375 +21.95%
Derby -18 3 - - 2
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) BT
3 2 (22.22%) PLM
3 2 (22.22%) Teamcenter
3 2 (22.22%) CAD
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Teamcenter
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) CAD Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Pensions Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) CAD
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) PLM
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) BT
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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