The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.78% 3.08% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 3.64% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £380 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +25.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +6.08%
Test Scripting
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 220 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 64.45% 84.62% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 128 75
Median daily rate £415 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -45.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.56 £12.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SOA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DVB
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Expert
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Billing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM