Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 19 January 2018 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)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.43% 1.84% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.38% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Ipswich median daily rate £313 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £306 £282 £288
90th Percentile £319 £330 £313
Suffolk median daily rate £356 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +9.62% +8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

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 Ipswich with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 198 210 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 84.62% 77.21% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 126 91
Ipswich median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £263
90th Percentile £588 £531 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Ipswich median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% +5.45% -21.43%
10th Percentile £14.80 £11.15 £12.88
90th Percentile £37.20 £28.60 £14.23
Suffolk median hourly rate £19.75 £18.39 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.42% +41.42% -1.89%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall