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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 91 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.14% 2.96% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 4.07% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 19
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£354 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £196 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £353 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.82 £35.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.37% +70.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
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
1630 1229 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 74.19% 72.64% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 690 581
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 46 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Winchester - 7 £363 -
Basingstoke +1 4 £388 +9.77%
Andover -6 3 £407 - 1
Southampton -6 3 £400 +77.77% 2
Fareham - 2 £255 -
Havant - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 100 (57.47%) Security Cleared
2 79 (45.40%) SC Cleared
3 73 (41.95%) HP
4 59 (33.91%) Oracle
5 56 (32.18%) ISTQB
6 53 (30.46%) Microsoft
7 52 (29.89%) .NET
8 48 (27.59%) Knowledge Management
9 47 (27.01%) JavaScript
9 47 (27.01%) ASP.NET
9 47 (27.01%) JSP
10 46 (26.44%) HTML
11 41 (23.56%) UNIX
12 39 (22.41%) Project Management
12 39 (22.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 34 (19.54%) Oracle Reports
14 33 (18.97%) SQL
14 33 (18.97%) TCP/IP
14 33 (18.97%) SAN
15 31 (17.82%) Windows
16 30 (17.24%) DV Cleared
17 29 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
18 23 (13.22%) PowerShell
19 21 (12.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 21 (12.07%) ISEB
19 21 (12.07%) Citrix
20 20 (11.49%) MS Excel
20 20 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (10.92%) HP Quality Center
21 19 (10.92%) Agile Software Development

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.72%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.15%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.57%) Exstream
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.97%) TCP/IP
1 33 (18.97%) SAN
2 5 (2.87%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.72%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.72%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.72%) SSL
3 3 (1.72%) DVB
3 3 (1.72%) DAB
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.54%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (7.47%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.15%) QlikView
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 17 (9.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (8.62%) Selenium
2 15 (8.62%) JMeter
3 14 (8.05%) LoadRunner
4 12 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.72%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.72%) WATIR
6 3 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.72%) Subversion
6 3 (1.72%) JIRA
6 3 (1.72%) JUnit
7 2 (1.15%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.57%) RSpec
8 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.57%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (4.02%) Finance
2 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.87%) Electronics
3 1 (0.57%) Billing
3 1 (0.57%) Marketing
3 1 (0.57%) Military
3 1 (0.57%) Automotive
3 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (45.40%) Analyst
2 68 (39.08%) Test Analyst
3 33 (18.97%) Tester
4 16 (9.20%) Test Specialist
5 12 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) Test Leader
6 11 (6.32%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.75%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Automation Tester
9 8 (4.60%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.45%) Performance Tester
10 6 (3.45%) Integration Test Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (2.87%) Automation Specialist
11 5 (2.87%) Security Specialist
12 4 (2.30%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (2.30%) QA Tester
12 4 (2.30%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.89%) .NET
2 47 (27.01%) ASP.NET
2 47 (27.01%) JSP
3 46 (26.44%) HTML
4 12 (6.90%) XML
5 6 (3.45%) Web Services
6 4 (2.30%) RESTful
7 3 (1.72%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.72%) Spring
7 3 (1.72%) OLE
8 2 (1.15%) Qt
9 1 (0.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.32%) PKI
3 4 (2.30%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.30%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.72%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.15%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.57%) User Experience
6 1 (0.57%) New Media
6 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.56%) UNIX
2 31 (17.82%) Windows
3 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.62%) Linux
5 6 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.59%) Knowledge Management
2 39 (22.41%) Project Management
3 19 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.20%) Integration Testing
4 16 (9.20%) Test Automation
4 16 (9.20%) Waterfall
4 16 (9.20%) Test Strategy
5 15 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (8.62%) Migration
6 14 (8.05%) Functional Testing
7 13 (7.47%) Software Testing
7 13 (7.47%) CRM
7 13 (7.47%) Scrum
8 12 (6.90%) ITIL
9 11 (6.32%) Performance Testing
9 11 (6.32%) Release Management
10 10 (5.75%) Regression Testing
10 10 (5.75%) Security Testing
10 10 (5.75%) Data Migration
10 10 (5.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.01%) JavaScript
2 33 (18.97%) SQL
3 23 (13.22%) PowerShell
4 17 (9.77%) VBScript
4 17 (9.77%) C#
5 13 (7.47%) VB
6 10 (5.75%) Java
7 4 (2.30%) C
8 3 (1.72%) Ruby
8 3 (1.72%) C++
8 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.15%) Python
10 1 (0.57%) PHP
10 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (57.47%) Security Cleared
2 79 (45.40%) SC Cleared
3 56 (32.18%) ISTQB
4 39 (22.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (17.24%) DV Cleared
6 21 (12.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 21 (12.07%) ISEB
7 12 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (5.17%) MCITP
9 5 (2.87%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (2.30%) Degree
11 3 (1.72%) MCSE
11 3 (1.72%) CCNP
11 3 (1.72%) CCNA
12 2 (1.15%) HND
13 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.72%) Nmap
3 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (10.92%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (7.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.72%) Nessus
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 73 (41.95%) HP
2 59 (33.91%) Oracle
3 53 (30.46%) Microsoft
4 21 (12.07%) Citrix
5 19 (10.92%) VMware
6 9 (5.17%) Cisco
7 5 (2.87%) SAP
8 4 (2.30%) Siebel
9 3 (1.72%) McAfee
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