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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 17.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £335 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +16.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 2 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 80.26% 50.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 28
Average daily rate £340 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Scripting
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 26 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (92.31%) ISTQB
2 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 24 (92.31%) JSP
2 24 (92.31%) HP
3 23 (88.46%) Test Strategy
4 22 (84.62%) Knowledge Management
4 22 (84.62%) Oracle
5 21 (80.77%) UNIX
5 21 (80.77%) Windows
5 21 (80.77%) Windows 2000
5 21 (80.77%) Windows XP
5 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (80.77%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (73.08%) Software Testing
7 18 (69.23%) Oracle EBS
8 15 (57.69%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
9 14 (53.85%) HTTPS
9 14 (53.85%) DV Cleared
10 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
11 9 (34.62%) Nessus
11 9 (34.62%) Nmap
11 9 (34.62%) Wireshark
11 9 (34.62%) Workflow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 14 (53.85%) HTTPS
2 9 (34.62%) Wireshark
2 9 (34.62%) SSL
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) HTML
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
1 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
1 24 (92.31%) JSP
2 3 (11.54%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) UNIX
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
1 21 (80.77%) Windows 2000
1 21 (80.77%) Windows XP
1 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2003
1 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (34.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Test Strategy
2 22 (84.62%) Knowledge Management
3 19 (73.08%) Software Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 9 (34.62%) Workflow
5 9 (34.62%) Validation
6 7 (26.92%) Load Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) VB
2 3 (11.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (92.31%) ISTQB
3 14 (53.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (34.62%) Nessus
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) HP
2 22 (84.62%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat