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 3 months to 26 June 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 Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 41 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.44% 1.05% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.22% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £213 £189 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% -39.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% +21.31%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 409 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 85.85% 85.74% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 219 250
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -70.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.88 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.50 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham 0 6 £213 +12.43% 7
Test Scripting
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Google
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) ETL Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Migration Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Data Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Test Data Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (20.00%) Project Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Developer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com