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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.66% 2.53% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.96% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £380 £119
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +219.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.37 £30.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+12.68% +8.92%
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
129 203 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 71.27% 85.65% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 80
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.99 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.40 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 August 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DVB
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DVB
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Billing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Expert
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Billing Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP