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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.68% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
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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
194 131 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 86.61% 71.20% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 75 48
Average daily rate £375 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £498 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 6
Average hourly rate £16.42 £21.61 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.01% +2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £142.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) TestNG
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP