Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.32% 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.23% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Warrington median daily rate £308 £475 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.11% +22.19% -
10th Percentile £277 £405 £224
90th Percentile £339 £493 £518
Cheshire median daily rate £277 £460 £325
% change year-on-year -39.89% +41.54% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 569 403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 86.40% 89.75% 87.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 387 289
Warrington median daily rate £400 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -2.70% +0.54%
10th Percentile £163 £309 £287
90th Percentile £575 £644 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £422 £400
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 13
Warrington median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +85.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.75 £31.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year +71.43% -4.19% -36.47%

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 26 July 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) SFIA
3 1 (33.33%) Trello
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Trello
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SFIA
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) HP