Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 162 166
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Scenario Testing 13 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.87% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 9
East of England median daily rate £450 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -33.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £375 £270 £274
90th Percentile £595 £450 £539
England median daily rate £425 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 - £52.75
10th Percentile £21.25 - £48.28
90th Percentile £23.75 - £55.43
England median hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year -23.33% -18.92% +15.63%

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 3,789 4,030 3,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.57% 85.31% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,240 2,321 2,135
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £255 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 230 296
East of England median hourly rate £19.13 £32.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.85% -0.52% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.82 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year +0.27% -2.34% +4.35%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +9 5 £450 +33.33% 2
Hertfordshire -13 5 - - 2
Essex -13 3 - - 1
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) JMeter
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Pentaho
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering

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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NetSuite
2 1 (7.69%) SAP APO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) 802.11
2 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Pentaho
2 2 (15.38%) Impala
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
1 4 (30.77%) JMeter
2 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) NetSuite Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) IFS Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) P2P Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Procurement Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Data Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP ALM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) IFS
2 1 (7.69%) SAP