Period
to 24 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 24 October 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)
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.06% 0.28% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.34% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Norfolk median daily rate £399 - £375
10th Percentile £342 - £284
90th Percentile £468 - £392
East of England median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Norfolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.46% -1.33% +36.36%

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 Norfolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 310 298 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 82.01% 83.24% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 201 218
Norfolk median daily rate £425 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +22.85% +1.75%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £163
90th Percentile £500 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Norfolk median hourly rate £11.48 £22.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.40% -3.26% -11.96%
10th Percentile £10.71 £17.19 £17.00
90th Percentile £24.40 £27.61 £98.80
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £29.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +5.14% +13.46% +1.96%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Norfolk

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Norfolk

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Norfolk region over the 6 months to 24 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
King's Lynn - 1 £399 -
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) RIA
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP