Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 19 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)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 74 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.85% 0.88% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.03% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 14
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £200 £331 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.62% -28.76% +27.40%
10th Percentile £85 £304 £213
90th Percentile £433 £364 £510
East Midlands median daily rate £326 £350 £380
% change year-on-year -6.79% -7.89% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 813 779 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.40% 86.08% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 446 457
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £410 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% +5.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £279 £272 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 21
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.11 £12.75 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.84% -11.46% -15.29%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.95 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.58 £25.35 £22.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +6.90% -9.69% -2.70%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Nottinghamshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Nottinghamshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Nottinghamshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Nottinghamshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Nottingham +4 8 £200 -40.74% 9
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire 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