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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 12 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.92% 0.98% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 1.79% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £295 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -26.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
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
45 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 73.77% 54.90% 63.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 29
Median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 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 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