Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 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.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 71 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.92% 0.77% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.88% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Nottingham median daily rate £200 £338 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% -29.69% +31.51%
10th Percentile £85 £306 £206
90th Percentile £433 £367 £510
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £200 £331 £465
% change year-on-year -39.62% -28.76% +27.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 754 684 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 86.47% 87.58% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 389 425
Nottingham median daily rate £413 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +1.97% +1.33%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £256
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £413 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +4.10% +5.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 15
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.61 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.90% -10.71% -20.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.03 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.63 £25.00 £34.63
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £14.40
% change year-on-year +9.80% -11.46% -17.71%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Nottingham

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Nottingham

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Nottingham over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Nottingham

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Smart Meter
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) CGI
3 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CGI
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com