The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aldershot region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 5 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aldershot 13.95% - 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.69% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aldershot region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aldershot
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aldershot 67.44% 61.54% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate £440 £331 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.83% +32.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Aldershot

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Aldershot region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Aldershot

Test Scripting
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Aldershot

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aldershot region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 13 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
3 6 (46.15%) JMeter
4 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Siebel
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Aldershot by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aldershot region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
1 6 (46.15%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tester
3 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel