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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 10 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 9 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 16.36% 18.87% 22.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 20.41% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £500 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £48.08
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -32.39%
Test Scripting
Hampshire

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
42 98 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 76.36% 92.45% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 7
Average daily rate £500 £420 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £505 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 22 (88.00%) Oracle
2 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (60.00%) CRM
5 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) HTML
6 12 (48.00%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (40.00%) HP
7 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
7 10 (40.00%) SQL
7 10 (40.00%) Workflow
7 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
8 9 (36.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (36.00%) .NET
8 9 (36.00%) Unix
8 9 (36.00%) System Testing
9 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (32.00%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (28.00%) Project Management
10 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (24.00%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (24.00%) HP UFT
11 6 (24.00%) XML
11 6 (24.00%) JDeveloper
11 6 (24.00%) Oracle Discoverer

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (24.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (24.00%) JDeveloper
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (24.00%) Toad
3 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Functional Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle CRM Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) XML Developer
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (24.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) CRM
2 10 (40.00%) Workflow
3 9 (36.00%) System Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (28.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (20.00%) E-business
7 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Workflow Development
9 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
10 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 1 (4.00%) OO
11 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
11 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) C-shell
3 5 (20.00%) Korn
3 5 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (12.00%) ISEB
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.00%) MCITP
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Oracle
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy