Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 24 November 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)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 48 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 11 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.79% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.13% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Warwickshire median daily rate £363 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +22.73% -12.00%
10th Percentile £309 £265 £259
90th Percentile £404 £376 £394
West Midlands median daily rate £334 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - £21.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.50

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 518 656 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 84.36% 76.55% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 424 277
Warwickshire median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £230 £249 £225
90th Percentile £560 £575 £542
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 46
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -13.15% +53.53%
10th Percentile £17.60 £13.85 £15.75
90th Percentile £34.50 £41.08 £33.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Warwickshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Warwickshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Warwickshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Warwick +18 8 £363 +20.83% 1
Test Scripting
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Scenario Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Planning
2 7 (63.64%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Automotive
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
5 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Case Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Scenario Testing
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) System Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Planning
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Case Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) SAP