The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 12 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.17% 2.20% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 2.67% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-54.47% -1.35%
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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 Crawley region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 150 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 68.06% 82.42% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 80 140
Average daily rate £400 £390 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +10.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Test Scripting
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared