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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.83% 3.47% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 4.27% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £375 - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +17.07%
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
236 164 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 65.19% 81.19% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 105 98
Median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.45 £15.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -51.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) CMDB
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr

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 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DVB
1 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
1 1 (12.50%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy