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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.45% 0.49% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 0.61% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £311
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
Test Scripting
Surrey

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
95 165 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 81.90% 80.88% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 95 68
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £33.50 £127.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -73.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) PuTTY
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) MapReduce
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (75.00%) Swing
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB