Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 53 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.61% 0.95% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.26% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Leicestershire median daily rate £369 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -18.75% +33.33%
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £325 £355
% change year-on-year -1.54% -8.45% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £9.50 -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 459 398 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 82.26% 75.24% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 252 211
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £249 £131 £150
90th Percentile £526 £500 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 23
Leicestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -4.92% -23.75%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.70 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £42.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.35
% change year-on-year +10.71% -14.37% +5.48%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Leicestershire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Leicester +5 7 £388 +19.23%
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Toad
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) EPoS
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Toad
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Requirements Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP