The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 18 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 14.88% 6.25% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.18% 7.69% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.03% -10.00%
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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 Gosport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 81.82% 81.25% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 23
Average daily rate £450 £435 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £435 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 33 (91.67%) HP
2 32 (88.89%) HTML
2 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 32 (88.89%) .NET
2 32 (88.89%) Oracle
2 32 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 32 (88.89%) JSP
3 31 (86.11%) Knowledge Management
4 30 (83.33%) ISTQB
5 29 (80.56%) Security Cleared
6 22 (61.11%) Oracle Reports
7 21 (58.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 21 (58.33%) Test Automation
8 18 (50.00%) UNIX
8 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
10 16 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
11 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
11 15 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (41.67%) Test Strategy
11 15 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (38.89%) CRM
12 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
12 14 (38.89%) Windows 2000
12 14 (38.89%) Windows
12 14 (38.89%) C#
12 14 (38.89%) VB
12 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (36.11%) HTTPS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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.

Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (36.11%) HTTPS
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) HTTP
4 6 (16.67%) SSL
5 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.78%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
1 18 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Tester
3 8 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Test Leader
5 5 (13.89%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Test Specialist
7 3 (8.33%) Test Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Junior
8 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) HTML
1 32 (88.89%) .NET
1 32 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 32 (88.89%) JSP
2 7 (19.44%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) UNIX
2 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 2000
2 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Knowledge Management
2 21 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 15 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 14 (38.89%) CRM
5 13 (36.11%) Software Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Load Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Workflow
9 5 (13.89%) Validation
10 2 (5.56%) Migration
10 2 (5.56%) ETL
10 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.78%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) VB
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 29 (80.56%) Security Cleared
3 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (36.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (8.33%) MCSE
8 3 (8.33%) CCNP
8 3 (8.33%) CCNA
9 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) HP
2 32 (88.89%) Oracle
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco