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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 48 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.62% 3.87% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 4.73% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 35
Median daily rate £344 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 £39.37 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.41% +207.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +30.70%
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
1415 1776 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.15% 81.88% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 1096 971
Median daily rate £420 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 97 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +8 7 £425 +3.03% 1
Southampton +6 5 £575 +360.00% 3
Fareham - 5 £420 - 2
Winchester +10 3 £263 -30.00%
Portsmouth +1 3 £275 -47.11%
Hook 0 2 £293 -8.94%
Basingstoke -5 2 - - 1
Gosport +8 1 £338 -20.58%
Farnborough +7 1 £363 -
Aldershot +3 1 - -
Havant - 1 £450 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 49 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.46%) Selenium
3 44 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 42 (42.42%) C#
5 39 (39.39%) Scrum
5 39 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (35.35%) F#
6 35 (35.35%) SpecFlow
6 35 (35.35%) Regression Testing
7 34 (34.34%) Defect Tracking
7 34 (34.34%) SC Cleared
7 34 (34.34%) Software Testing
8 29 (29.29%) User Stories
9 28 (28.28%) Migration
9 28 (28.28%) .NET
10 27 (27.27%) Oracle
10 27 (27.27%) BDD
11 23 (23.23%) Java
12 22 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (21.21%) Oracle Applications
14 20 (20.20%) HP UFT
15 19 (19.19%) C++
16 18 (18.18%) Test Strategy
16 18 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (17.17%) Finance
18 16 (16.16%) SQL
18 16 (16.16%) VBScript
18 16 (16.16%) HP
18 16 (16.16%) Automated Testing
19 15 (15.15%) System Integration Testing

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 (4.04%) Confluence
1 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Office
1 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
1 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) ATM
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) DVB
2 1 (1.01%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) DB2
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (46.46%) Selenium
2 39 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (35.35%) SpecFlow
4 20 (20.20%) HP UFT
5 13 (13.13%) JIRA
6 10 (10.10%) WebDriver
7 7 (7.07%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (7.07%) Robot Framework
8 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.03%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.03%) JUnit
10 3 (3.03%) NetBeans
10 3 (3.03%) TestNG
10 3 (3.03%) Toad
11 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.01%) LabVIEW
12 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.04%) Electronics
4 4 (4.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Military
6 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Avionics
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
7 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Tester
2 29 (29.29%) Automation Tester
3 27 (27.27%) Analyst
4 18 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Test Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Software Tester
8 6 (6.06%) Transition Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Coordinator
9 5 (5.05%) Service Transition Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Software Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Test Coordinator
10 4 (4.04%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.03%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.03%) Selenium Tester
11 3 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) .NET
2 4 (4.04%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
4 1 (1.01%) JSON
4 1 (1.01%) Middleware
4 1 (1.01%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.07%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.04%) Life Science
3 3 (3.03%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.02%) RIA
5 1 (1.01%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 6 (6.06%) Unix
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.02%) AIX
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.39%) Scrum
3 35 (35.35%) Regression Testing
4 34 (34.34%) Defect Tracking
4 34 (34.34%) Software Testing
5 29 (29.29%) User Stories
6 28 (28.28%) Migration
7 27 (27.27%) BDD
8 18 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 18 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (16.16%) Automated Testing
10 15 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (14.14%) ITIL
12 11 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 10 (10.10%) SDLC
13 10 (10.10%) Test Planning
14 9 (9.09%) ITIL V3
14 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
15 8 (8.08%) Service Management
16 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.42%) C#
2 35 (35.35%) F#
3 23 (23.23%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) C++
5 16 (16.16%) SQL
5 16 (16.16%) VBScript
6 10 (10.10%) C
7 7 (7.07%) Python
8 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.03%) PHP
11 2 (2.02%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) Tcl
11 2 (2.02%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.01%) VB6
12 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 34 (34.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (13.13%) ISTQB
5 11 (11.11%) ISEB
6 5 (5.05%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.02%) MCITP
8 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.01%) Degree
9 1 (1.01%) MCSA
9 1 (1.01%) MCSE
9 1 (1.01%) MCTS
9 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SDET
3 1 (1.01%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.01%) Netcool
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) HP
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 4 (4.04%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.04%) T-Plan
6 3 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco
8 1 (1.01%) EMC
8 1 (1.01%) ILOG
8 1 (1.01%) Qualys
8 1 (1.01%) Remedy
8 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.01%) Veritas
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