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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 45 95 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.29% 4.46% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 5.37% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 56 38
Median daily rate £325 £330 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.83%
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
1550 1770 1620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.88% 83.18% 78.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1153 931
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 83 75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £48.92 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover -6 12 £375 +15.38%
Winchester -7 7 £323 +3.03% 2
Southampton +5 5 £300 +5.26% 1
Farnborough -2 3 £400 +0.94%
Portsmouth -17 3 £325 -1.51% 1
Basingstoke -5 2 £325 -28.17%
Havant +4 1 £450 +45.16%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 39 (37.86%) Security Cleared
2 35 (33.98%) SC Cleared
3 34 (33.01%) .NET
4 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (26.21%) Java
5 27 (26.21%) ITIL
5 27 (26.21%) Selenium
6 26 (25.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (25.24%) Scrum
7 24 (23.30%) BDD
8 23 (22.33%) ITIL V3
8 23 (22.33%) C#
9 22 (21.36%) Oracle
9 22 (21.36%) Migration
9 22 (21.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (21.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (21.36%) ISTQB
10 21 (20.39%) F#
10 21 (20.39%) SpecFlow
11 20 (19.42%) User Stories
12 19 (18.45%) Defect Tracking
12 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
12 19 (18.45%) ISEB
13 18 (17.48%) Regression Testing
14 17 (16.50%) HP
15 16 (15.53%) PRINCE2
15 16 (15.53%) Service Management
15 16 (15.53%) WebDriver
16 15 (14.56%) Use Case
17 14 (13.59%) VBScript

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.97%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.97%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) WAN
1 2 (1.94%) Wireless
2 1 (0.97%) DVB
2 1 (0.97%) GPRS
2 1 (0.97%) LAN
2 1 (0.97%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.97%) SAN
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) VLAN
2 1 (0.97%) WebEx
2 1 (0.97%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Selenium
2 26 (25.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (20.39%) SpecFlow
4 16 (15.53%) WebDriver
5 14 (13.59%) HP UFT
6 13 (12.62%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (5.83%) JIRA
8 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.97%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.97%) JUnit
9 1 (0.97%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.97%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.97%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.97%) TestNG
9 1 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.88%) Military
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Local Government
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Analyst
2 28 (27.18%) Tester
3 22 (21.36%) Automation Tester
4 19 (18.45%) Transition Analyst
5 18 (17.48%) Test Analyst
6 15 (14.56%) Consultant
6 15 (14.56%) Service Analyst
7 13 (12.62%) Service Transition Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) Business Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) Test Specialist
9 7 (6.80%) Security Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (5.83%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.85%) Integration Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) Integration Test Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) ITIL Service Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) Security Specialist
11 5 (4.85%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) .NET
2 12 (11.65%) HTML
3 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.91%) Apache Flex
4 3 (2.91%) Web Services
5 1 (0.97%) Middleware
5 1 (0.97%) REST
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
5 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Smart Meter
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.97%) EPoS
5 1 (0.97%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Linux
1 12 (11.65%) Unix
2 10 (9.71%) Windows
3 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) AIX
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) ITIL
3 26 (25.24%) Scrum
4 24 (23.30%) BDD
5 23 (22.33%) ITIL V3
6 22 (21.36%) Migration
6 22 (21.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (19.42%) User Stories
8 19 (18.45%) Defect Tracking
9 18 (17.48%) Regression Testing
10 16 (15.53%) PRINCE2
10 16 (15.53%) Service Management
11 15 (14.56%) Use Case
12 13 (12.62%) Project Management
12 13 (12.62%) Test Strategy
13 11 (10.68%) Integration Testing
13 11 (10.68%) Software Testing
14 10 (9.71%) Security Testing
15 9 (8.74%) Test Planning
16 7 (6.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) Java
2 23 (22.33%) C#
3 21 (20.39%) F#
4 14 (13.59%) PowerShell
4 14 (13.59%) VBScript
5 13 (12.62%) C++
6 12 (11.65%) SQL
7 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.80%) C
9 5 (4.85%) PHP
9 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.85%) VB
10 1 (0.97%) COBOL
10 1 (0.97%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (37.86%) Security Cleared
2 35 (33.98%) SC Cleared
3 22 (21.36%) ISTQB
3 22 (21.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (18.45%) ISEB
5 12 (11.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (8.74%) MCITP
6 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.83%) DBS Check
8 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.88%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.97%) CCNA
11 1 (0.97%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) COBIT
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle
2 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.50%) HP
4 9 (8.74%) Cisco
5 4 (3.88%) Intel Security
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.97%) Qualys
8 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
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