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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 60 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.77% 2.38% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 3.37% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £373 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
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
1681 1335 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.54% 70.71% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 777 693
Average daily rate £385 £370 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 70 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 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
Southampton -9 10 £325 +66.66% 1
Basingstoke -3 3 £180 - 1
Winchester -11 3 £575 +64.28%
Havant - 1 £375 -
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 88 (60.27%) Security Cleared
2 76 (52.05%) SC Cleared
3 65 (44.52%) HP
4 53 (36.30%) Microsoft
5 52 (35.62%) ISTQB
6 44 (30.14%) .NET
7 43 (29.45%) JavaScript
8 42 (28.77%) HTML
8 42 (28.77%) Oracle
8 42 (28.77%) Knowledge Management
9 41 (28.08%) ASP.NET
9 41 (28.08%) JSP
10 39 (26.71%) UNIX
11 38 (26.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 33 (22.60%) ISEB
13 31 (21.23%) Project Management
14 30 (20.55%) Oracle Reports
15 29 (19.86%) SAN
16 27 (18.49%) DV Cleared
17 25 (17.12%) Citrix
17 25 (17.12%) MS Excel
18 24 (16.44%) TCP/IP
18 24 (16.44%) Windows
18 24 (16.44%) Oracle EBS
18 24 (16.44%) Regression Testing
18 24 (16.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 20 (13.70%) PowerShell
20 19 (13.01%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (11.64%) SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (16.44%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.74%) Exstream
3 3 (2.05%) SAP R/3
3 3 (2.05%) Magento
4 2 (1.37%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (1.37%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.68%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.86%) SAN
2 24 (16.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.37%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.37%) SSL
3 2 (1.37%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.37%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (4.79%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Selenium
2 13 (8.90%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.85%) LoadRunner
4 9 (6.16%) JMeter
4 9 (6.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.11%) Subversion
6 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.05%) WATIR
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.37%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.37%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.37%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.68%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.68%) Ant
10 1 (0.68%) JUnit
10 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.37%) Finance
3 1 (0.68%) Marketing
3 1 (0.68%) Electronics
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (41.78%) Analyst
2 50 (34.25%) Test Analyst
3 23 (15.75%) Tester
4 21 (14.38%) Test Specialist
5 13 (8.90%) Consultant
6 11 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (4.79%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) UAT Tester
8 6 (4.11%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Automation Tester
8 6 (4.11%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Performance Tester
9 5 (3.42%) Security Specialist
10 4 (2.74%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.74%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Web Business Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Automation Specialist
11 3 (2.05%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.14%) .NET
2 42 (28.77%) HTML
3 41 (28.08%) ASP.NET
3 41 (28.08%) JSP
4 5 (3.42%) Web Services
4 5 (3.42%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.37%) XML
6 1 (0.68%) XSL
6 1 (0.68%) JAXB
6 1 (0.68%) Spring
6 1 (0.68%) Ajax
6 1 (0.68%) Qt
6 1 (0.68%) RESTful
6 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.79%) PKI
3 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.05%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.37%) PDA
4 2 (1.37%) NHS
4 2 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.71%) UNIX
2 24 (16.44%) Windows
3 16 (10.96%) Linux
4 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.37%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.77%) Knowledge Management
2 31 (21.23%) Project Management
3 24 (16.44%) Regression Testing
4 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.01%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (10.96%) Migration
6 14 (9.59%) Test Automation
6 14 (9.59%) Waterfall
7 13 (8.90%) Test Strategy
7 13 (8.90%) Workflow
8 12 (8.22%) Security Testing
9 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.53%) Scrum
9 11 (7.53%) BDD
10 10 (6.85%) System Testing
10 10 (6.85%) Integration Testing
10 10 (6.85%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.16%) Content Management
11 9 (6.16%) CRM
11 9 (6.16%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.45%) JavaScript
2 20 (13.70%) PowerShell
3 17 (11.64%) SQL
4 10 (6.85%) VBScript
4 10 (6.85%) C#
5 9 (6.16%) Java
6 8 (5.48%) VB
7 3 (2.05%) C
7 3 (2.05%) Ruby
8 2 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (0.68%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) XPath
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (60.27%) Security Cleared
2 76 (52.05%) SC Cleared
3 52 (35.62%) ISTQB
4 38 (26.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (22.60%) ISEB
6 27 (18.49%) DV Cleared
7 24 (16.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (9.59%) MCITP
10 13 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.74%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (2.05%) MCSE
13 2 (1.37%) MCSA
13 2 (1.37%) MCTS
14 1 (0.68%) CCNP
14 1 (0.68%) CCNA
14 1 (0.68%) HND
14 1 (0.68%) Degree
14 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.79%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (6.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.37%) Nessus
4 2 (1.37%) Nmap
4 2 (1.37%) Netcool
5 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 65 (44.52%) HP
2 53 (36.30%) Microsoft
3 42 (28.77%) Oracle
4 25 (17.12%) Citrix
5 16 (10.96%) SAP
5 16 (10.96%) VMware
6 12 (8.22%) Cisco
7 6 (4.11%) McAfee
8 3 (2.05%) Veritas
9 2 (1.37%) WSO2
10 1 (0.68%) Primavera
10 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.68%) Siebel
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