The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 18 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.70% 4.55% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 7.41% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.83%
Test Scripting
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 79.01% 61.36% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 34
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £291 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Median hourly rate £59.31 £41.25 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.78% -34.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Farnborough 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 Farnborough

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Test Scripting
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis