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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 17 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.51% 3.03% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 4.17% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £371 £325 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +35.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £349
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.99% +19.16%

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
100 72 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 75.19% 72.73% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 107
Median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +19.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (50.00%) Big Data
3 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (50.00%) Oozie
3 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 5 (41.67%) Angular 2
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Zephyr
5 4 (33.33%) Confluence
5 4 (33.33%) Prototyping
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) Scala

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 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
1 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Angular 2
1 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Oozie
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management