Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 20 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - +36 +8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.31% - 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Luton median daily rate £389 - £356
10th Percentile £369 - £296
90th Percentile £408 - £412
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +33.33% -15.63% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 293 247 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.28% 86.06% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 157 179
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% -
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +123.88%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Luton

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Luton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Business Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPCC