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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 47 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 91 82 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.31% 4.01% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 5.31% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 35 22
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£330 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £27.13
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +10.59%
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
1715 1544 1294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.32% 75.50% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 903 740
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 88
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Gosport +11 16 £350 +12.00% 1
Hook +2 12 £361 -3.75%
Portsmouth +12 9 £330 -12.00%
Winchester -9 9 £320 +6.50% 2
Southampton +4 8 £285 +14.00% 2
Basingstoke -1 6 £453 +66.36%
Farnborough - 4 £396 -
Andover - 2 £325 - 1
Fareham - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £310 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 64 (43.84%) Security Cleared
2 52 (35.62%) SC Cleared
3 45 (30.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 45 (30.82%) ISTQB
4 44 (30.14%) Microsoft
5 43 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (28.77%) HP
7 40 (27.40%) ISEB
8 33 (22.60%) Waterfall
9 31 (21.23%) HTML
9 31 (21.23%) .NET
10 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
11 28 (19.18%) UNIX
11 28 (19.18%) Automated Testing
11 28 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (18.49%) Knowledge Management
12 27 (18.49%) ASP.NET
13 26 (17.81%) JSP
13 26 (17.81%) SQL
13 26 (17.81%) Oracle
14 25 (17.12%) Selenium
14 25 (17.12%) Cucumber
15 24 (16.44%) Scrum
16 22 (15.07%) Java
17 21 (14.38%) Regression Testing
17 21 (14.38%) Software Testing
17 21 (14.38%) Test Automation
18 20 (13.70%) HP Quality Center
18 20 (13.70%) System Testing
19 19 (13.01%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (7.53%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.74%) Magento
3 2 (1.37%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (1.37%) Exstream
3 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) Agresso
4 1 (0.68%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.27%) SAN
2 9 (6.16%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.79%) DAB
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.96%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (17.12%) Selenium
1 25 (17.12%) Cucumber
2 15 (10.27%) Subversion
3 13 (8.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.53%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.85%) JIRA
6 9 (6.16%) HP UFT
7 8 (5.48%) JUnit
7 8 (5.48%) JMeter
8 5 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.42%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.37%) Ant
10 2 (1.37%) Maven
10 2 (1.37%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.37%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (4.11%) Automotive
2 5 (3.42%) Legal
3 3 (2.05%) Marketing
3 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Finance
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) French Language
4 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (61.64%) Analyst
2 80 (54.79%) Test Analyst
3 19 (13.01%) Tester
4 17 (11.64%) Test Specialist
5 10 (6.85%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) Automation Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Agile Test Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Consultant
7 6 (4.11%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.42%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (2.05%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.05%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (1.37%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.37%) Developer
11 2 (1.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.23%) HTML
1 31 (21.23%) .NET
2 27 (18.49%) ASP.NET
3 26 (17.81%) JSP
4 16 (10.96%) XML
5 10 (6.85%) Gherkin
6 8 (5.48%) Spring
6 8 (5.48%) Web Services
7 3 (2.05%) Java EE 5
8 2 (1.37%) Ajax
8 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.37%) JAXB
9 1 (0.68%) Qt
9 1 (0.68%) RESTful
9 1 (0.68%) XSL
9 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.42%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.37%) NHS
4 2 (1.37%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) PDA
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.18%) UNIX
2 18 (12.33%) Windows
3 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.90%) Linux
5 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.37%) AIX
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.60%) Waterfall
3 28 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (19.18%) Automated Testing
4 27 (18.49%) Knowledge Management
5 24 (16.44%) Scrum
6 21 (14.38%) Software Testing
6 21 (14.38%) Regression Testing
6 21 (14.38%) Test Automation
7 20 (13.70%) System Testing
8 19 (13.01%) Test Strategy
9 18 (12.33%) BDD
10 17 (11.64%) Project Management
10 17 (11.64%) Business Continuity
11 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.90%) TDD
13 12 (8.22%) Integration Testing
14 11 (7.53%) Functional Testing
14 11 (7.53%) Risk Analysis
15 10 (6.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.81%) SQL
3 22 (15.07%) Java
4 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.11%) VB
6 5 (3.42%) VBScript
7 4 (2.74%) C
7 4 (2.74%) C#
8 3 (2.05%) C++
9 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.37%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.68%) XPath
10 1 (0.68%) R
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (43.84%) Security Cleared
2 52 (35.62%) SC Cleared
3 45 (30.82%) ISTQB
3 45 (30.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 40 (27.40%) ISEB
5 19 (13.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 14 (9.59%) DV Cleared
7 10 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.85%) MCITP
8 5 (3.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (3.42%) Degree
9 1 (0.68%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.68%) MCTS
9 1 (0.68%) HND
9 1 (0.68%) MCSE
9 1 (0.68%) MCSA
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.85%) VMware ESX
2 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (13.70%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.74%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.37%) Netcool
6 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Nessus
6 1 (0.68%) Nmap
6 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 44 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.77%) HP
3 26 (17.81%) Oracle
4 15 (10.27%) Citrix
4 15 (10.27%) VMware
5 10 (6.85%) Cisco
6 6 (4.11%) SAP
6 6 (4.11%) McAfee
7 4 (2.74%) WSO2
8 2 (1.37%) Siebel
8 2 (1.37%) Veritas
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.68%) ReadSoft
9 1 (0.68%) OpenText
9 1 (0.68%) Northgate
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