Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 January 2019 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 98 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -33 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.43% 1.32% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.57% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 17
Milton Keynes median daily rate £421 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.36% -6.67% +19.52%
10th Percentile £376 £324 £288
90th Percentile £438 £438 £483
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £369 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +9.26% -10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 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 1,030 1,404 1,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.64% 83.92% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 757 624
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +0.12% +3.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £10.76 £9.15 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.50 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -5.84%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting.

1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Essbase
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Smart View
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Active Listening
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD

Test Scripting
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 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Essbase
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Active Listening
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP