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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 9 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 11 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 39.29% 17.16% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 45.83% 20.35% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.98%
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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
24 113 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 85.71% 84.33% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 4
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 19 (100.00%) HP
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle
3 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 17 (89.47%) JSP
3 17 (89.47%) UNIX
3 17 (89.47%) HTML
3 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (89.47%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 17 (89.47%) ISTQB
4 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 16 (84.21%) Project Management
5 15 (78.95%) SAN
5 15 (78.95%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (73.68%) Citrix
7 12 (63.16%) DV Cleared
8 11 (57.89%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (52.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
12 5 (26.32%) Migration
12 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
13 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
14 3 (15.79%) CRM
14 3 (15.79%) ISEB
15 2 (10.53%) C#
15 2 (10.53%) VB
15 2 (10.53%) Windows

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Test Specialist
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
1 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
1 17 (89.47%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Project Management
2 11 (57.89%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Security Hardening
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.26%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) CMMI
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (89.47%) ISTQB
3 12 (63.16%) DV Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco