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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 13 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 23 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 20.35% 25.00% 21.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.47% 33.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£313 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £35.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.52% -0.69%
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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
94 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 83.19% 75.00% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Average daily rate £475 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 41 (91.11%) HP
2 40 (88.89%) HTML
2 40 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 40 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 40 (88.89%) JSP
2 40 (88.89%) .NET
3 39 (86.67%) Knowledge Management
4 38 (84.44%) ISTQB
4 38 (84.44%) Oracle
5 37 (82.22%) Security Cleared
6 29 (64.44%) Oracle Reports
6 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
7 26 (57.78%) UNIX
7 26 (57.78%) SC Cleared
8 24 (53.33%) Project Management
9 21 (46.67%) Oracle EBS
10 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
11 19 (42.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
11 19 (42.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (37.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 14 (31.11%) Functional Testing
13 14 (31.11%) C#
13 14 (31.11%) VB
13 14 (31.11%) CRM
14 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
14 11 (24.44%) Test Strategy
14 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (22.22%) Windows 2000

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 8 (17.78%) SAN
4 5 (11.11%) HTTP
4 5 (11.11%) SSL
4 5 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.22%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Analyst
1 27 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Test Leader
4 6 (13.33%) Test Specialist
4 6 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (88.89%) HTML
1 40 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 40 (88.89%) JSP
1 40 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) UNIX
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (22.22%) Windows 2000
2 10 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Knowledge Management
2 24 (53.33%) Project Management
3 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
4 14 (31.11%) Functional Testing
4 14 (31.11%) CRM
5 11 (24.44%) Test Strategy
6 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Workflow
8 4 (8.89%) Validation
8 4 (8.89%) Migration
8 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.67%) ETL
10 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) VB
3 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) ISTQB
2 37 (82.22%) Security Cleared
3 26 (57.78%) SC Cleared
4 19 (42.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (37.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (8.89%) MCITP
9 3 (6.67%) CCNP
9 3 (6.67%) CCNA
9 3 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) HP
2 38 (84.44%) Oracle
3 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.78%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
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