The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 43 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 92 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.37% 4.57% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 6.00% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 33
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£330 £351 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.98%
Test Scripting
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1716 1549 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.44% 76.12% 72.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 884 695
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £58.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +9 17 £338 -10.00%
Gosport +5 12 £350 +12.00% 1
Southampton +2 10 £344 +16.52%
Portsmouth +8 7 £350 -6.66%
Basingstoke +3 7 £380 +7.80%
Winchester -8 6 £317 +5.58% 2
Farnborough +2 3 £380 -5.00%
Andover - 2 £325 - 1
Havant - 2 £310 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 74 (48.05%) Security Cleared
2 61 (39.61%) SC Cleared
3 53 (34.42%) ISTQB
3 53 (34.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 50 (32.47%) Microsoft
4 50 (32.47%) HP
5 48 (31.17%) ISEB
6 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (22.08%) .NET
7 34 (22.08%) UNIX
8 33 (21.43%) HTML
8 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 32 (20.78%) Knowledge Management
10 30 (19.48%) Waterfall
10 30 (19.48%) Oracle
10 30 (19.48%) ASP.NET
10 30 (19.48%) JSP
11 29 (18.83%) Automated Testing
12 28 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (17.53%) SQL
14 26 (16.88%) Regression Testing
14 26 (16.88%) Selenium
14 26 (16.88%) Cucumber
15 24 (15.58%) Scrum
16 22 (14.29%) Java
16 22 (14.29%) Windows
16 22 (14.29%) Test Automation
16 22 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
17 21 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 20 (12.99%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (11.04%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.25%) Magento
3 3 (1.95%) Exstream
4 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.65%) Agresso
5 1 (0.65%) Primavera
5 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.65%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.34%) SAN
2 11 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.55%) DAB
4 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.99%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Selenium
1 26 (16.88%) Cucumber
2 16 (10.39%) Subversion
3 14 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.79%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 8 (5.19%) JUnit
6 8 (5.19%) JMeter
6 8 (5.19%) JIRA
7 5 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.25%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.30%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.30%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.30%) Ant
9 2 (1.30%) Maven
9 2 (1.30%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.30%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (2.60%) Automotive
1 4 (2.60%) Legal
2 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (0.65%) French Language
3 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.65%) Finance
3 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (59.74%) Analyst
2 85 (55.19%) Test Analyst
3 21 (13.64%) Test Specialist
4 20 (12.99%) Tester
5 12 (7.79%) Consultant
6 10 (6.49%) Automation Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Automation Tester
11 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 4 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.60%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.60%) Senior Test Analyst
13 3 (1.95%) UAT Tester
14 2 (1.30%) Functional Tester
14 2 (1.30%) Test Consultant
14 2 (1.30%) Applications Tester
14 2 (1.30%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.08%) .NET
2 33 (21.43%) HTML
3 30 (19.48%) ASP.NET
3 30 (19.48%) JSP
4 13 (8.44%) XML
5 10 (6.49%) Gherkin
6 8 (5.19%) Spring
7 7 (4.55%) Web Services
8 2 (1.30%) JAXB
8 2 (1.30%) Ajax
8 2 (1.30%) Java EE 5
8 2 (1.30%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.65%) RESTful
9 1 (0.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.95%) Smart Meter
2 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.95%) NHS
3 2 (1.30%) Clustering
3 2 (1.30%) PDA
3 2 (1.30%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.65%) PKI
4 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) UNIX
2 22 (14.29%) Windows
3 18 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (9.74%) Linux
6 4 (2.60%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.95%) AIX
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.78%) Knowledge Management
3 30 (19.48%) Waterfall
4 29 (18.83%) Automated Testing
5 28 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (16.88%) Regression Testing
7 24 (15.58%) Scrum
8 22 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 20 (12.99%) Test Strategy
9 20 (12.99%) System Testing
9 20 (12.99%) Software Testing
9 20 (12.99%) Project Management
10 19 (12.34%) BDD
11 17 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (11.04%) Business Continuity
12 15 (9.74%) TDD
13 12 (7.79%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (7.79%) Integration Testing
13 12 (7.79%) Security Testing
14 11 (7.14%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 27 (17.53%) SQL
3 22 (14.29%) Java
4 12 (7.79%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.19%) VB
6 6 (3.90%) VBScript
7 4 (2.60%) C
7 4 (2.60%) C#
8 2 (1.30%) C++
8 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.65%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 74 (48.05%) Security Cleared
2 61 (39.61%) SC Cleared
3 53 (34.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 53 (34.42%) ISTQB
4 48 (31.17%) ISEB
5 21 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 17 (11.04%) DV Cleared
7 14 (9.09%) MCITP
7 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.90%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.95%) Degree
11 2 (1.30%) MCTS
11 2 (1.30%) MCSE
11 2 (1.30%) MCSA
12 1 (0.65%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) VMware ESX
2 12 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.84%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.60%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.30%) Netcool
6 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Nessus
6 1 (0.65%) Nmap
6 1 (0.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 50 (32.47%) Microsoft
1 50 (32.47%) HP
2 30 (19.48%) Oracle
3 19 (12.34%) Citrix
4 18 (11.69%) VMware
5 12 (7.79%) Cisco
6 10 (6.49%) SAP
7 9 (5.84%) McAfee
8 8 (5.19%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.60%) WSO2
10 3 (1.95%) Veritas
11 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.65%) Siebel
11 1 (0.65%) Northgate
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