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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 64 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 42 54 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.36% 2.86% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.59% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 28
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £246 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £455 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £342 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +27.40%

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
1406 1505 1656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.99% 79.76% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 988 910
Median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 73
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 - 9 £400 - 1
Basingstoke +12 6 £314 -10.28% 1
Hook -1 5 £365 +36.44%
Fareham - 4 £375 - 1
Southampton +4 3 £285 +7.54% 5
Farnborough - 1 £375 - 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 51 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 39 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 35 (41.67%) Oracle
5 33 (39.29%) Selenium
6 28 (33.33%) C#
7 27 (32.14%) Windows
7 27 (32.14%) Migration
7 27 (32.14%) F#
8 26 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (30.95%) Defect Tracking
8 26 (30.95%) SQL
8 26 (30.95%) HP
9 24 (28.57%) Software Testing
10 22 (26.19%) HP UFT
10 22 (26.19%) Regression Testing
11 21 (25.00%) SpecFlow
12 19 (22.62%) Oracle Applications
12 19 (22.62%) Scrum
12 19 (22.62%) VBScript
12 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
13 18 (21.43%) ISEB
14 17 (20.24%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (20.24%) User Stories
15 16 (19.05%) VMware
16 15 (17.86%) Integration Testing
17 14 (16.67%) Test Strategy
17 14 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (16.67%) Linux
18 12 (14.29%) SharePoint

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 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.95%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Firewall
1 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.14%) PuTTY
2 6 (7.14%) WinSCP
3 3 (3.57%) ATM
4 1 (1.19%) DVB
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) HeidiSQL
5 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (39.29%) Selenium
2 26 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (26.19%) HP UFT
4 21 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 10 (11.90%) JIRA
6 8 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (9.52%) Toad
7 7 (8.33%) Robot Framework
8 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 6 (7.14%) MSI
8 6 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (7.14%) TeamCity
9 5 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
11 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.57%) SilkTest
12 2 (2.38%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.38%) JUnit
12 2 (2.38%) NetBeans
12 2 (2.38%) TestNG
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Electronics
3 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Avionics
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Tester
2 22 (26.19%) Analyst
3 20 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 15 (17.86%) Automation Tester
5 12 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Integration Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Software Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Test Specialist
8 3 (3.57%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Integration Tester
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.38%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) .NET
2 6 (7.14%) Middleware
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.38%) REST
5 2 (2.38%) RESTful
5 2 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.19%) JSON
6 1 (1.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.76%) Life Science
2 3 (3.57%) User Experience
2 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.38%) Smartcard
3 2 (2.38%) STB
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Linux
3 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.14%) Unix
4 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) AIX
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) Migration
3 26 (30.95%) Defect Tracking
4 24 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 22 (26.19%) Regression Testing
6 19 (22.62%) Scrum
6 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
7 17 (20.24%) User Stories
8 15 (17.86%) Integration Testing
9 14 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 12 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (13.10%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (13.10%) Validation
12 10 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (10.71%) BDD
13 9 (10.71%) System Testing
14 8 (9.52%) Smoke Testing
14 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) C#
2 27 (32.14%) F#
3 26 (30.95%) SQL
4 19 (22.62%) VBScript
5 11 (13.10%) C++
5 11 (13.10%) Java
6 10 (11.90%) Python
7 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.57%) C
10 2 (2.38%) Perl
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
10 2 (2.38%) Tcl
10 2 (2.38%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 36 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 18 (21.43%) ISEB
4 14 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 8 (9.52%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.95%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.38%) Degree
8 2 (2.38%) HNC
8 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.38%) MCITP
8 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.19%) MCSA
9 1 (1.19%) MCSE
9 1 (1.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.38%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.38%) Docker
7 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (5.95%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.19%) Netcool
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Oracle
2 26 (30.95%) HP
3 16 (19.05%) VMware
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 7 (8.33%) Remedy
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Citrix
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) Lumension
7 2 (2.38%) T-Plan
8 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) EMC
8 1 (1.19%) Qualys
8 1 (1.19%) Veritas
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