Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 14 August 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.

Scenario Testing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 113 84
Rank change year-on-year +24 -29 +6
Contract jobs citing Scenario Testing 18 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.20% 0.55% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.65% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £282 £300 £290
90th Percentile £498 £361 £440
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £330 £345 £344
% change year-on-year -4.35% +0.36% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,266 1,393 1,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.06% 84.94% 84.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 684 683
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 31 30
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.21 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.20 £18.70 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.87% +8.93% -20.00%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in Milton Keynes

Scenario Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scenario Testing in Milton Keynes

Scenario Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scenario Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 12 (66.67%) ISEB
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
8 5 (27.78%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) JIRA
9 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (22.22%) HP ALM
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
10 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Validation
10 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 2 (11.11%) Web Services
11 2 (11.11%) SQL

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mart
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.11%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) OAT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISEB
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (22.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) hybris
2 2 (11.11%) New Relic
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica