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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.85% 1.17% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.61% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £24.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-31.48% -35.33%
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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
207 124 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 76.67% 72.51% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 55 124
Average daily rate £350 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.88 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 15 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
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