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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / East Sussex
Rank - 34 42
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 1.30% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.84% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%

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
158 163 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 75.24% 70.87% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 100 145
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £26.60 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +20.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
1 1 (50.00%) Dynatrace
1 1 (50.00%) Grafana

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Grafana
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) Dynatrace