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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.07% 1.26% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.82% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £180 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -49.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.15 £32.50 £48.08
% change year-on-year
+29.69% -32.39%
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
197 165 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.40% 69.33% 78.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 77 91
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.35 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.18% -67.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Workflow
2 7 (53.85%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) WebEx
6 1 (7.69%) Telepresence
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) SAP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Telepresence
1 1 (7.69%) WebEx
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) UAT Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Support
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) CRM
2 7 (53.85%) Workflow
3 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) BMC
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy
1 1 (7.69%) SAP