The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gosport region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 21 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 22 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 14.57% 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.32% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -24.08%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 84.11% 83.33% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 19
Average daily rate £433 £350 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -24.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £435 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 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 32 (91.43%) Oracle
1 32 (91.43%) HP
2 31 (88.57%) ASP.NET
2 31 (88.57%) JSP
2 31 (88.57%) HTML
2 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 31 (88.57%) .NET
3 30 (85.71%) Knowledge Management
4 29 (82.86%) ISTQB
5 28 (80.00%) Security Cleared
6 22 (62.86%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (57.14%) UNIX
7 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
8 19 (54.29%) Oracle EBS
9 18 (51.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
9 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
9 18 (51.43%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (51.43%) Test Strategy
9 18 (51.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (48.57%) Windows
10 17 (48.57%) Windows 2000
10 17 (48.57%) Windows XP
10 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
11 16 (45.71%) HTTPS
12 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
13 11 (31.43%) CRM
13 11 (31.43%) C#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
2 16 (45.71%) HTTPS
3 9 (25.71%) SSL
4 8 (22.86%) Wireshark
5 7 (20.00%) HTTP
5 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (62.86%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
1 17 (48.57%) Test Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (11.43%) QA Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Test Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Test Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) HTML
1 31 (88.57%) .NET
1 31 (88.57%) ASP.NET
1 31 (88.57%) JSP
2 7 (20.00%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) UNIX
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows 2000
2 17 (48.57%) Windows XP
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Knowledge Management
2 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
2 18 (51.43%) Test Strategy
3 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
4 11 (31.43%) CRM
5 9 (25.71%) Workflow
6 8 (22.86%) Validation
7 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) ETL
9 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (82.86%) ISTQB
2 28 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 18 (51.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (31.43%) DV Cleared
6 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) CCNP
7 1 (2.86%) CCNA
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (22.86%) Nessus
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Oracle
1 32 (91.43%) HP
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
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