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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 72 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 38 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.21% 2.82% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.46% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 32
Median daily rate £364 £358 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £238 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £445 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £349
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £36.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.90% +21.66%

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
1323 1532 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.96% 81.58% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 966 860
Median daily rate £425 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £537 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 71
Median hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 £425 - 1
Southampton +3 3 £538 +102.83% 6
Fareham - 3 £398 - 1
Hook +9 2 £338 +110.93% 1
Basingstoke +6 2 - - 1
Farnborough -2 2 £369 -
Portsmouth -2 1 - - 1
Winchester -8 1 £263 -30.00%
Havant - 1 £450 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 42 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.68%) Selenium
4 35 (43.21%) C#
5 30 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 30 (37.04%) Software Testing
6 28 (34.57%) Regression Testing
7 27 (33.33%) Oracle
7 27 (33.33%) F#
7 27 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 26 (32.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (32.10%) Defect Tracking
9 25 (30.86%) Scrum
10 22 (27.16%) Migration
10 22 (27.16%) Oracle Applications
10 22 (27.16%) User Stories
11 20 (24.69%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (23.46%) SQL
12 19 (23.46%) HP
13 18 (22.22%) .NET
14 16 (19.75%) VBScript
14 16 (19.75%) BDD
14 16 (19.75%) Automated Testing
15 15 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
16 14 (17.28%) JIRA
16 14 (17.28%) Java
16 14 (17.28%) Windows
16 14 (17.28%) HP UFT
17 13 (16.05%) C++
18 12 (14.81%) Test Strategy

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 5 (6.17%) Confluence
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Office
1 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
1 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.47%) ATM
3 2 (2.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) DVB
4 1 (1.23%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) HeidiSQL
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (45.68%) Selenium
2 27 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 26 (32.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (17.28%) HP UFT
4 14 (17.28%) JIRA
5 6 (7.41%) Robot Framework
6 5 (6.17%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.94%) MSI
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.47%) JUnit
9 2 (2.47%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.47%) TestNG
9 2 (2.47%) Toad
10 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Electronics
3 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Avionics
6 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Tester
2 24 (29.63%) Analyst
3 21 (25.93%) Automation Tester
4 20 (24.69%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Software Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Test Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Integration Test Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.23%) jQuery
5 1 (1.23%) JSON
5 1 (1.23%) Middleware
5 1 (1.23%) RESTful
5 1 (1.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Life Science
3 2 (2.47%) RIA
3 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) Unix
3 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) AIX
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) Software Testing
3 28 (34.57%) Regression Testing
4 26 (32.10%) Defect Tracking
5 25 (30.86%) Scrum
6 22 (27.16%) Migration
6 22 (27.16%) User Stories
7 16 (19.75%) Automated Testing
7 16 (19.75%) BDD
8 15 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (14.81%) Test Strategy
10 11 (13.58%) Integration Testing
11 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 8 (9.88%) ITIL
14 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (7.41%) Functional Testing
14 6 (7.41%) Validation
15 5 (6.17%) Compatibility Testing
15 5 (6.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) C#
2 27 (33.33%) F#
3 19 (23.46%) SQL
4 16 (19.75%) VBScript
5 14 (17.28%) Java
6 13 (16.05%) C++
7 9 (11.11%) Python
8 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.94%) C
11 3 (3.70%) PHP
11 3 (3.70%) VB
12 2 (2.47%) Perl
12 2 (2.47%) Tcl
13 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.23%) VB6
13 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) ISEB
3 9 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 8 (9.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.47%) MCITP
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) MCSA
7 1 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.47%) SDET
4 1 (1.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (4.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.23%) Netcool
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Oracle
2 19 (23.46%) HP
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.17%) VMware
5 4 (4.94%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.70%) SAP
7 2 (2.47%) Citrix
7 2 (2.47%) T-Plan
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco
8 1 (1.23%) EMC
8 1 (1.23%) ILOG
8 1 (1.23%) Qualys
8 1 (1.23%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.23%) Veritas
Eastleigh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £30000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
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