Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +38
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.93% 1.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Warrington median daily rate £454 £470 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.46% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £313 £413
% change year-on-year +32.00% -24.24% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 219 322 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 80.22% 86.79% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 245 408
Warrington median daily rate £450 £460 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -4.17% +28.00%
10th Percentile £178 £210 £313
90th Percentile £630 £688 £714
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Warrington median hourly rate £11.71 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% -21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £42.50 £17.10 £50.64
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
% change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Warrington

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Warrington

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Warrington

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 Warrington region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Server Building
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Server Building
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared