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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 83 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.02% 1.80% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 2.45% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 29
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£330 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £138 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £393 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -17.80%
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
1490 1346 1407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.19% 73.35% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 801 764
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 83 101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 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 20 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 -7 4 £250 +81.81% 2
Winchester - 2 £300 -
Basingstoke +15 1 £119 -68.26%
Portsmouth +4 1 £375 - 3
Farnborough - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Andover - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 91 (60.67%) Security Cleared
2 71 (47.33%) HP
3 70 (46.67%) Oracle
4 64 (42.67%) .NET
5 63 (42.00%) SC Cleared
6 56 (37.33%) ISTQB
7 50 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 49 (32.67%) HTML
8 49 (32.67%) ASP.NET
8 49 (32.67%) JSP
8 49 (32.67%) Knowledge Management
9 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
9 43 (28.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 38 (25.33%) UNIX
10 38 (25.33%) Windows
11 37 (24.67%) Test Automation
12 36 (24.00%) Test Strategy
13 35 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 31 (20.67%) DV Cleared
15 30 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
15 30 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 30 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (19.33%) C#
17 28 (18.67%) VB
18 26 (17.33%) Oracle EBS
19 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
20 24 (16.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
21 23 (15.33%) Project Management
21 23 (15.33%) SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.00%) Documentum
6 2 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Office
2 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (17.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.67%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (10.67%) HTTPS
3 8 (5.33%) DNS
3 8 (5.33%) HTTP
4 7 (4.67%) SSL
4 7 (4.67%) SAN
5 6 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.33%) X.400
6 5 (3.33%) X.500
7 3 (2.00%) Firewall
8 1 (0.67%) IPv6
8 1 (0.67%) CDMA
8 1 (0.67%) GPRS
8 1 (0.67%) GSM
8 1 (0.67%) PPP
8 1 (0.67%) HSDPA
8 1 (0.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.67%) TDMA
8 1 (0.67%) TETRA
8 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.67%) EDRMS
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.67%) QlikView
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 43 (28.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (6.67%) Selenium
2 10 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (4.67%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.33%) MSI
6 3 (2.00%) JUnit
7 2 (1.33%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (1.33%) Robotium
7 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.33%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) Toad
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.67%) JMeter
8 1 (0.67%) Calabash
8 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 8 (5.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Military
3 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (42.67%) Analyst
2 60 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 31 (20.67%) Tester
4 18 (12.00%) Test Specialist
5 14 (9.33%) Automation Tester
6 12 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 12 (8.00%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) Test Leader
7 9 (6.00%) Automation Specialist
8 7 (4.67%) QA Tester
9 6 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
9 6 (4.00%) Integration Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Integration Test Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Junior
10 5 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Junior Test Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (42.67%) .NET
2 49 (32.67%) HTML
2 49 (32.67%) ASP.NET
2 49 (32.67%) JSP
3 15 (10.00%) XML
4 9 (6.00%) Web Services
5 7 (4.67%) SOAP
5 7 (4.67%) Middleware
5 7 (4.67%) OLE
6 2 (1.33%) RESTful
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
7 1 (0.67%) GWT
7 1 (0.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) PKI
2 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.33%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (0.67%) Handset
4 1 (0.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.33%) UNIX
1 38 (25.33%) Windows
2 30 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 18 (12.00%) Linux
4 18 (12.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.67%) Knowledge Management
2 37 (24.67%) Test Automation
3 36 (24.00%) Test Strategy
4 23 (15.33%) Project Management
4 23 (15.33%) CRM
5 19 (12.67%) Software Testing
6 15 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.67%) SOA
9 12 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 11 (7.33%) Integration Testing
11 10 (6.67%) ITIL
12 9 (6.00%) Validation
12 9 (6.00%) Load Testing
13 8 (5.33%) Release Management
13 8 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (4.67%) Workflow
14 7 (4.67%) Scrum
14 7 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (4.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 29 (19.33%) C#
3 28 (18.67%) VB
4 23 (15.33%) SQL
5 18 (12.00%) VBScript
6 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.33%) Java
8 3 (2.00%) C
8 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.33%) C++
9 2 (1.33%) PHP
9 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
10 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 91 (60.67%) Security Cleared
2 63 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 56 (37.33%) ISTQB
4 35 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (20.67%) DV Cleared
6 24 (16.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 19 (12.67%) ISEB
8 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (4.67%) MCSE
10 7 (4.67%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (4.00%) MCITP
12 3 (2.00%) Degree
13 2 (1.33%) CCNP
13 2 (1.33%) CCNA
14 1 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.00%) Nmap
3 5 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.00%) Nessus
4 4 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 71 (47.33%) HP
2 70 (46.67%) Oracle
3 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.33%) VMware
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco
6 4 (2.67%) Siebel
7 3 (2.00%) EMC
7 3 (2.00%) Clearswift
7 3 (2.00%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.33%) Remedy
8 2 (1.33%) McAfee
8 2 (1.33%) BMC
9 1 (0.67%) SAP
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix
9 1 (0.67%) Agilent
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