Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 105 81
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 +12
Contract jobs citing Scenario Testing 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.64% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £348 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -4.14% +10.27%
10th Percentile £288 £307 £279
90th Percentile £555 £439 £456
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £345 £275
% change year-on-year +23.19% +25.45% -26.67%
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 1,216 1,416 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.61% 83.69% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 722 636
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £238 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £530 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £13.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +16.04% -14.88%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.59 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.80 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.45% -17.14%

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 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scenario Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (33.33%) HP ALM
4 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
5 2 (22.22%) Essbase
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Hyperion
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Active Listening
5 2 (22.22%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet

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 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
2 2 (22.22%) Essbase
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Active Listening
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Hyperion
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica