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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 43 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +36
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 94 88 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.28% 4.27% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 5.77% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 11
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £213 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.16 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -17.03%
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
1747 1524 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.52% 73.94% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 907 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 75 81
Average hourly rate £25.55 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +7 17 £360 +30.90%
Hook +2 11 £361 -3.75%
Winchester -10 11 £320 +6.50% 1
Portsmouth +5 6 £330 -12.00%
Southampton +1 6 £285 +14.00% 1
Basingstoke +1 6 £380 +219.32% 2
Andover - 6 £363 -
Farnborough - 3 £413 -
Fareham - 1 - - 3
Havant - 1 £310 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 75 (48.70%) Security Cleared
2 63 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 52 (33.77%) HP
4 51 (33.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 49 (31.82%) ISTQB
5 49 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
7 42 (27.27%) ISEB
8 37 (24.03%) Oracle
9 35 (22.73%) .NET
10 34 (22.08%) Waterfall
11 33 (21.43%) HTML
12 32 (20.78%) JavaScript
13 30 (19.48%) Knowledge Management
14 29 (18.83%) Selenium
15 28 (18.18%) Java
15 28 (18.18%) JSP
15 28 (18.18%) Automated Testing
16 27 (17.53%) ASP.NET
16 27 (17.53%) SQL
17 26 (16.88%) UNIX
17 26 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (16.88%) Test Automation
18 25 (16.23%) Cucumber
19 24 (15.58%) Scrum
20 22 (14.29%) System Testing
21 21 (13.64%) Software Testing
21 21 (13.64%) Regression Testing
22 20 (12.99%) Test Strategy
22 20 (12.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.60%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.95%) Magento
4 1 (0.65%) Agresso
4 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.65%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.65%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.34%) SAN
2 10 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.55%) DAB
4 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) DVB
4 1 (0.65%) GSM
4 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.69%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (18.83%) Selenium
2 25 (16.23%) Cucumber
3 18 (11.69%) HP UFT
4 14 (9.09%) Subversion
5 12 (7.79%) Git (software)
6 10 (6.49%) JIRA
6 10 (6.49%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.84%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (5.19%) JUnit
9 7 (4.55%) JMeter
9 7 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.25%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.30%) Ant
12 2 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (1.30%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.30%) Maven
12 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (3.90%) Automotive
2 5 (3.25%) Legal
3 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.95%) Finance
4 3 (1.95%) Military
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 99 (64.29%) Analyst
2 87 (56.49%) Test Analyst
3 24 (15.58%) Tester
4 15 (9.74%) Test Specialist
5 12 (7.79%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
7 10 (6.49%) Automation Tester
8 9 (5.84%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Consultant
10 7 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.60%) Senior Test Analyst
12 4 (2.60%) Test Consultant
12 4 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.60%) SAP Analyst
13 3 (1.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 3 (1.95%) Business Systems Analyst
13 3 (1.95%) Systems Analyst
13 3 (1.95%) SAP Business Analyst
13 3 (1.95%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.73%) .NET
2 33 (21.43%) HTML
3 28 (18.18%) JSP
4 27 (17.53%) ASP.NET
5 16 (10.39%) XML
6 10 (6.49%) Gherkin
7 8 (5.19%) Spring
8 7 (4.55%) Web Services
9 3 (1.95%) Java EE 5
10 2 (1.30%) Ajax
10 2 (1.30%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.30%) JAXB
11 1 (0.65%) XSL
11 1 (0.65%) CSS
11 1 (0.65%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.25%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.30%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) PKI
5 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.88%) UNIX
2 18 (11.69%) Windows
3 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.84%) Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.65%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.08%) Waterfall
3 30 (19.48%) Knowledge Management
4 28 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 26 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (16.88%) Test Automation
6 24 (15.58%) Scrum
7 22 (14.29%) System Testing
8 21 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 21 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 20 (12.99%) Test Strategy
10 19 (12.34%) BDD
11 18 (11.69%) Business Continuity
11 18 (11.69%) Project Management
12 15 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (9.74%) Mentoring
13 14 (9.09%) Functional Testing
14 13 (8.44%) Integration Testing
14 13 (8.44%) TDD
15 12 (7.79%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.78%) JavaScript
2 28 (18.18%) Java
3 27 (17.53%) SQL
4 14 (9.09%) VB
5 10 (6.49%) VBScript
6 9 (5.84%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.55%) C++
8 6 (3.90%) C#
9 4 (2.60%) C
10 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.30%) Python
12 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.65%) XPath
12 1 (0.65%) F#
12 1 (0.65%) R
12 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (48.70%) Security Cleared
2 63 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 51 (33.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 49 (31.82%) ISTQB
5 42 (27.27%) ISEB
6 20 (12.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 17 (11.04%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (4.55%) MCITP
10 5 (3.25%) Degree
11 2 (1.30%) HP AIS
12 1 (0.65%) HND
12 1 (0.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.49%) VMware ESX
2 10 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (12.34%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.60%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.65%) Netcool
5 1 (0.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (33.77%) HP
2 47 (30.52%) Microsoft
3 37 (24.03%) Oracle
4 18 (11.69%) Citrix
5 14 (9.09%) VMware
6 8 (5.19%) Cisco
7 6 (3.90%) McAfee
8 5 (3.25%) SAP
9 4 (2.60%) ReadSoft
9 4 (2.60%) OpenText
10 3 (1.95%) WSO2
11 2 (1.30%) Siebel
12 1 (0.65%) Veritas
12 1 (0.65%) Northgate
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