The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 82 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.01% 2.01% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 2.75% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 21
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£338 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £149 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.13 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.59% -25.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1498 1274 1258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.25% 73.18% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 723 661
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 87 104
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Test Scripting
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Aldershot - 7 - -
Southampton -10 3 £250 +81.81% 3
Basingstoke +9 2 £272 -32.00%
Winchester - 2 £300 -
Portsmouth +4 1 £375 - 2
Farnborough - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Andover - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 92 (61.33%) Security Cleared
2 75 (50.00%) HP
3 70 (46.67%) Oracle
4 66 (44.00%) .NET
5 65 (43.33%) SC Cleared
6 56 (37.33%) ISTQB
7 51 (34.00%) JavaScript
8 50 (33.33%) HTML
8 50 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 50 (33.33%) JSP
8 50 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
9 45 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 41 (27.33%) UNIX
11 38 (25.33%) Microsoft
11 38 (25.33%) Test Strategy
12 37 (24.67%) Windows
12 37 (24.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 34 (22.67%) Test Automation
14 33 (22.00%) DV Cleared
15 31 (20.67%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (20.00%) VB
16 30 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 30 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (19.33%) Oracle EBS
18 28 (18.67%) C#
18 28 (18.67%) SQL
19 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (18.00%) HP Quality Center
20 23 (15.33%) Windows XP
21 22 (14.67%) Linux

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.00%) IIS
4 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.00%) Documentum
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (19.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.67%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (12.67%) HTTPS
3 11 (7.33%) SSL
4 10 (6.67%) Wireshark
5 7 (4.67%) DNS
5 7 (4.67%) HTTP
6 5 (3.33%) X.400
6 5 (3.33%) X.500
7 4 (2.67%) SAN
8 3 (2.00%) Firewall
9 1 (0.67%) HSUPA
9 1 (0.67%) TETRA
9 1 (0.67%) OFDM
9 1 (0.67%) HSPA
9 1 (0.67%) LTE
9 1 (0.67%) Internet
9 1 (0.67%) DVB
9 1 (0.67%) Wireless
9 1 (0.67%) TDMA
9 1 (0.67%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.67%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) QlikView
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (7.33%) LoadRunner
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (6.00%) Selenium
4 7 (4.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.33%) MSI
6 3 (2.00%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (2.00%) JUnit
7 2 (1.33%) Robotium
7 2 (1.33%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) TestNG
8 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.67%) Toad
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.67%) Calabash
General
1 7 (4.67%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Military
3 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Automotive
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (44.00%) Analyst
2 62 (41.33%) Test Analyst
3 33 (22.00%) Tester
4 18 (12.00%) Test Specialist
5 13 (8.67%) Automation Tester
6 12 (8.00%) Test Engineer
7 11 (7.33%) Test Manager
8 9 (6.00%) Automation Specialist
9 8 (5.33%) QA Tester
10 7 (4.67%) Test Leader
10 7 (4.67%) Junior
11 6 (4.00%) Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
12 5 (3.33%) Junior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Integration Test Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Integration Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
13 4 (2.67%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.00%) .NET
2 50 (33.33%) HTML
2 50 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 50 (33.33%) JSP
3 15 (10.00%) XML
4 8 (5.33%) Web Services
5 7 (4.67%) Middleware
5 7 (4.67%) OLE
5 7 (4.67%) SOAP
6 2 (1.33%) J2EE
7 1 (0.67%) GWT
7 1 (0.67%) RESTful
7 1 (0.67%) JPA
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.33%) PKI
2 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.00%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (1.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.67%) New Media
5 1 (0.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.33%) UNIX
2 37 (24.67%) Windows
3 30 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (15.33%) Windows XP
6 22 (14.67%) Linux
7 21 (14.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.67%) Android
8 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 38 (25.33%) Test Strategy
3 34 (22.67%) Test Automation
4 22 (14.67%) Software Testing
5 21 (14.00%) CRM
5 21 (14.00%) Project Management
6 14 (9.33%) SOA
6 14 (9.33%) Validation
6 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
6 14 (9.33%) Performance Testing
7 11 (7.33%) Workflow
8 10 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.00%) System Testing
10 8 (5.33%) Scrum
10 8 (5.33%) Load Testing
11 7 (4.67%) ITIL
12 6 (4.00%) Security Testing
13 5 (3.33%) Use Case
13 5 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (20.00%) VB
3 28 (18.67%) C#
3 28 (18.67%) SQL
4 15 (10.00%) VBScript
5 11 (7.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.67%) Java
7 3 (2.00%) C
8 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.33%) C++
8 2 (1.33%) PHP
8 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.67%) XPath
9 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.67%) Python
9 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (61.33%) Security Cleared
2 65 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 56 (37.33%) ISTQB
4 37 (24.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (22.00%) DV Cleared
6 22 (14.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 19 (12.67%) ISEB
8 12 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.67%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (4.00%) MCSE
10 6 (4.00%) MCITP
11 3 (2.00%) Degree
12 2 (1.33%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.67%) CCNP
13 1 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) Nmap
2 7 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (18.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (6.67%) Nessus
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (5.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 75 (50.00%) HP
2 70 (46.67%) Oracle
3 38 (25.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.33%) VMware
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco
6 4 (2.67%) Siebel
7 3 (2.00%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.00%) Clearswift
7 3 (2.00%) EMC
8 2 (1.33%) BMC
8 2 (1.33%) Remedy
8 2 (1.33%) McAfee
9 1 (0.67%) Agilent
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix
9 1 (0.67%) IBM
9 1 (0.67%) SAP
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