The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 20 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.91% 1.64% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 2.00% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £358 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 100 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 82.81% 81.97% 81.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 97
Median daily rate £425 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +26.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £34.90 £24.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £47.50 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the Guildford region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Guildford region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (40.00%) Big Data
4 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (40.00%) Oozie
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
4 4 (40.00%) Angular 2
5 3 (30.00%) Confluence
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Zephyr
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Angular 2
1 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Oozie
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management