The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 31 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.53% 1.70% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 2.14% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.19 £37.00 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +122.69%
Test Scripting
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 187 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 79.68% 79.57% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 143 112
Median daily rate £450 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 28
Median hourly rate £22.59 £18.68 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £11.31 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £21.15 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton 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 Brighton

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Protractor
2 1 (33.33%) Grafana
2 1 (33.33%) Dynatrace
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) Graphite
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Protractor
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Angular Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer in Test
1 2 (66.67%) HTML CSS Developer
1 2 (66.67%) HTML Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Grafana
1 1 (33.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) Dynatrace