Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 95 81
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +15
Contract jobs citing Scenario Testing 21 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.36% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.87% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £320 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -17.65% +29.28%
10th Percentile £288 £303 £304
90th Percentile £494 £387 £443
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £323 £350 £388
% change year-on-year -7.86% -9.68% +12.73%
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 1,283 1,263 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.20% 85.17% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 654 678
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £237 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £544 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 22 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -25.65%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.81 £9.37
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -24.32%

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 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scenario Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (61.90%) ISEB
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (52.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 6 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) HP
7 6 (28.57%) JIRA
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) Defect Management
8 5 (23.81%) HP ALM
9 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
9 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) Selenium
10 3 (14.29%) Validation
10 3 (14.29%) MS Visio

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:

Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.52%) NeoLoad
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
1 13 (61.90%) Test Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tester
3 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Business Continuity
3 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) Defect Management
7 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Validation
9 2 (9.52%) High Availability
9 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
9 2 (9.52%) QA Automation
9 2 (9.52%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISEB
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 11 (52.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) HND
4 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (23.81%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) hybris
2 2 (9.52%) New Relic
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica