The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.27% 2.79% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.30% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
Test Scripting
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 273 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 80.45% 84.52% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 164 120
Median daily rate £363 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 23
Median hourly rate £18.43 £33.25 £20.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.57% +66.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £15.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £142.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Sussex region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +1 3 £350 -14.63%
Hove -1 3 £413 +26.92%
Eastbourne 0 2 £285 -28.75%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Guidewire
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Protractor
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) RS-232
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) RS-232
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Protractor
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Angular Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (10.00%) HP