Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 December 2019 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
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 176 176
Rank change year-on-year +23 0 -8
Contract jobs citing Scenario Testing 17 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.71% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 16
East of England median daily rate £444 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% +9.49% -31.50%
10th Percentile £356 £300 £250
90th Percentile £512 £518 £450
England median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.76% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
East of England median hourly rate - £30.00 -
England median hourly rate £39.90 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +77.32% -40.00% -11.76%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,152 4,217 4,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.74% 85.83% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,889 2,491 2,497
East of England median daily rate £425 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £601 £588 £581
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 206 245
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -48.96% +13.39%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £50.66
England median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% -12.00% +8.25%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in the East of England

Scenario Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scenario Testing in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scenario Testing in the East of England

Scenario Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scenario Testing in the East of England

Scenario Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scenario Testing in the East of England

Scenario Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scenario Testing within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -1 8 £488 +18.18%
Essex +50 6 £360 -27.27% 1
Bedfordshire +10 2 £365 - 2
Hertfordshire +6 1 - -
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Test Management
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
1 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
5 3 (17.65%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (17.65%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
5 3 (17.65%) C
5 3 (17.65%) JMeter
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) WPA

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Azure
2 1 (5.88%) AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) 802.11
1 2 (11.76%) Broadband
1 2 (11.76%) DOCSIS
1 2 (11.76%) DSL
1 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) IPv4
1 2 (11.76%) IPv6
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) Telnet
1 2 (11.76%) UPnP
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
1 2 (11.76%) WLAN
1 2 (11.76%) WPA
1 2 (11.76%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) JMeter
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Postman
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Tester
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IPTV
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Defect Management
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Test Management
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C
3 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP ALM
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Saba
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) Workday