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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 17 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 15.00% 20.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.24% 26.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £340 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £113.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-68.06% +254.68%
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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
87 42 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 87.00% 79.25% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) Security Cleared
1 41 (97.62%) SC Cleared
2 40 (95.24%) HP
3 39 (92.86%) Knowledge Management
3 39 (92.86%) ISTQB
4 38 (90.48%) HTML
4 38 (90.48%) JavaScript
4 38 (90.48%) .NET
4 38 (90.48%) ASP.NET
4 38 (90.48%) JSP
5 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
6 34 (80.95%) UNIX
6 34 (80.95%) Oracle
7 33 (78.57%) Project Management
8 32 (76.19%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (64.29%) Oracle EBS
10 25 (59.52%) SAN
10 25 (59.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 24 (57.14%) Citrix
12 21 (50.00%) TCP/IP
13 20 (47.62%) DV Cleared
14 18 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
16 8 (19.05%) Linux
17 7 (16.67%) CRM
17 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (16.67%) Migration
17 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
17 7 (16.67%) Data Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (64.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) SAN
2 21 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
3 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (76.19%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Analyst
1 23 (54.76%) Test Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Test Specialist
3 6 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Junior
6 1 (2.38%) Developer
6 1 (2.38%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) HTML
1 38 (90.48%) .NET
1 38 (90.48%) ASP.NET
1 38 (90.48%) JSP
2 1 (2.38%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) UNIX
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) Knowledge Management
2 33 (78.57%) Project Management
3 7 (16.67%) CRM
3 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 6 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) CMMI
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) ETL
7 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.38%) Dependency Management
7 1 (2.38%) System Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.90%) VB
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (97.62%) SC Cleared
1 41 (97.62%) Security Cleared
2 39 (92.86%) ISTQB
3 25 (59.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (47.62%) DV Cleared
5 18 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (14.29%) MCITP
7 6 (14.29%) ISEB
8 1 (2.38%) MCSE
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) HP
2 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
3 34 (80.95%) Oracle
4 24 (57.14%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco