The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 25 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.06% 5.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 7.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Average daily rate
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£303 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
122 170 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 62.89% 79.81% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 34
Average daily rate £368 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +110.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £21.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 9 (69.23%) SOAP
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
2 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Testing Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle