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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 61 93 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.27% 4.20% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 5.13% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 28
Median daily rate £315 £375 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £491 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.37 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +207.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.19 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-5.54% +124.19%
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
1463 1812 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.36% 81.92% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1112 900
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 85 75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.37 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.30% +24.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -1 9 £423 +12.66%
Winchester +7 8 £320 -1.84%
Portsmouth -7 8 £275 -16.66% 1
Southampton +18 7 £313 +4.16%
Basingstoke +1 2 £325 -13.33%
Hook -10 2 £288 -20.34%
Fareham -16 2 - -
Gosport +7 1 £343 -19.41%
Aldershot - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 51 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.71%) Selenium
3 47 (44.76%) Security Cleared
4 43 (40.95%) Scrum
4 43 (40.95%) .NET
5 42 (40.00%) C#
5 42 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (39.05%) SC Cleared
7 37 (35.24%) F#
7 37 (35.24%) SpecFlow
7 37 (35.24%) Regression Testing
8 36 (34.29%) Java
9 35 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
10 33 (31.43%) User Stories
11 32 (30.48%) BDD
12 31 (29.52%) Migration
13 29 (27.62%) Oracle
14 28 (26.67%) Software Testing
15 25 (23.81%) C++
16 24 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
16 24 (22.86%) HP
17 23 (21.90%) VBScript
18 21 (20.00%) HP UFT
18 21 (20.00%) WebDriver
18 21 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 19 (18.10%) ISTQB
20 17 (16.19%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (16.19%) ISEB
20 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
21 16 (15.24%) 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 2 (1.90%) Confluence
1 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
1 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) ATM
2 1 (0.95%) DVB
2 1 (0.95%) GPRS
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) LAN
2 1 (0.95%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) VLAN
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
2 1 (0.95%) Wireless
2 1 (0.95%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (45.71%) Selenium
2 42 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (35.24%) SpecFlow
4 21 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 21 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 15 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (9.52%) JIRA
7 7 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.71%) Robot Framework
9 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.86%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.86%) JUnit
9 3 (2.86%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.86%) TestNG
9 3 (2.86%) Toad
10 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.90%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.95%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Military
2 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Electronics
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Avionics
5 1 (0.95%) Billing
5 1 (0.95%) Local Government
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (44.76%) Tester
2 37 (35.24%) Automation Tester
3 30 (28.57%) Analyst
4 17 (16.19%) Test Analyst
5 15 (14.29%) Consultant
6 12 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Service Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Transition Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) Service Transition Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 7 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Software Tester
10 6 (5.71%) Test Specialist
11 5 (4.76%) Coordinator
11 5 (4.76%) Software Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
12 4 (3.81%) Integration Specialist
12 4 (3.81%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.95%) .NET
2 12 (11.43%) HTML
3 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.86%) Apache Flex
4 3 (2.86%) Web Services
4 3 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (0.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Smart Meter
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) Data Extraction
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) RIA
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) Life Science
5 1 (0.95%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Linux
1 15 (14.29%) Unix
2 6 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) AIX
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.95%) Scrum
3 37 (35.24%) Regression Testing
4 35 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 33 (31.43%) User Stories
6 32 (30.48%) BDD
7 31 (29.52%) Migration
8 28 (26.67%) Software Testing
9 17 (16.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (15.24%) Test Strategy
11 14 (13.33%) ITIL
12 11 (10.48%) ITIL V3
12 11 (10.48%) Security Testing
13 10 (9.52%) Integration Testing
13 10 (9.52%) SDLC
14 9 (8.57%) Automated Testing
14 9 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
15 8 (7.62%) Service Management
16 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) C#
2 37 (35.24%) F#
3 36 (34.29%) Java
4 25 (23.81%) C++
5 23 (21.90%) VBScript
6 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 11 (10.48%) C
9 10 (9.52%) SQL
10 7 (6.67%) PHP
11 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.81%) Python
13 3 (2.86%) VB
14 2 (1.90%) Perl
14 2 (1.90%) Tcl
15 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.95%) VB6
15 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (44.76%) Security Cleared
2 41 (39.05%) SC Cleared
3 21 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (18.10%) ISTQB
5 17 (16.19%) ISEB
6 11 (10.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (9.52%) MCITP
7 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (7.62%) DBS Check
10 5 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.95%) CCNA
13 1 (0.95%) CCNP
13 1 (0.95%) Degree
13 1 (0.95%) MCSE
13 1 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Netcool
2 1 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle
2 24 (22.86%) HP
3 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.57%) Cisco
5 4 (3.81%) T-Plan
6 2 (1.90%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix
7 1 (0.95%) EMC
7 1 (0.95%) ILOG
7 1 (0.95%) Qualys
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.95%) Veritas
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