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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.25% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 0.99% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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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
194 101 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 87.39% 62.35% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 61 58
Average daily rate £375 £328 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -51.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) TestNG
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TestNG
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification