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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 84 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.06% 1.84% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 2.58% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 34
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£328 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £268 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.82 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.37% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.71% -34.45%
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
1508 1242 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.96% 71.46% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 757 836
Average daily rate £375 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 68 105
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Hook +1 14 £375 -6.25% 1
Gosport -6 13 £275 - 3
Aldershot - 8 - -
Southampton -4 7 £250 +81.81% 3
Basingstoke +13 3 £115 -60.68% 1
Winchester - 3 £335 -
Farnborough - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Andover - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 89 (54.94%) Security Cleared
2 66 (40.74%) Oracle
2 66 (40.74%) HP
3 62 (38.27%) SC Cleared
4 57 (35.19%) ISTQB
4 57 (35.19%) .NET
5 50 (30.86%) Knowledge Management
6 49 (30.25%) JavaScript
7 48 (29.63%) HTML
7 48 (29.63%) JSP
7 48 (29.63%) ASP.NET
8 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
9 37 (22.84%) Windows
9 37 (22.84%) QuickTest Pro
10 36 (22.22%) UNIX
11 35 (21.60%) Test Automation
12 33 (20.37%) Test Strategy
13 32 (19.75%) DV Cleared
13 32 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 31 (19.14%) SQL
15 30 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (17.90%) TCP/IP
17 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (16.05%) Functional Testing
18 26 (16.05%) VB
18 26 (16.05%) C#
19 25 (15.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 24 (14.81%) CRM
20 24 (14.81%) Project Management
20 24 (14.81%) Oracle EBS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.32%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.09%) IIS
3 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.85%) Documentum
5 2 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Office
2 9 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.62%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.90%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.26%) HTTPS
3 9 (5.56%) SAN
4 7 (4.32%) SSL
4 7 (4.32%) DNS
4 7 (4.32%) HTTP
5 6 (3.70%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.09%) X.400
6 5 (3.09%) X.500
7 4 (2.47%) DVB
8 3 (1.85%) Firewall
9 2 (1.23%) DAB
10 1 (0.62%) CDMA
10 1 (0.62%) GPRS
10 1 (0.62%) GSM
10 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.62%) PPP
10 1 (0.62%) IPv6
10 1 (0.62%) Wireless
10 1 (0.62%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (3.70%) EDRMS
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.23%) QlikView
5 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (22.84%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (8.02%) Selenium
3 12 (7.41%) LoadRunner
4 8 (4.94%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.70%) JMeter
6 5 (3.09%) JUnit
6 5 (3.09%) MSI
7 4 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (2.47%) JIRA
8 2 (1.23%) Subversion
8 2 (1.23%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.23%) Robotium
9 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.62%) TestNG
9 1 (0.62%) Calabash
General
1 8 (4.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Electronics
3 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.23%) Billing
4 2 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (0.62%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (44.44%) Analyst
2 68 (41.98%) Test Analyst
3 30 (18.52%) Tester
4 18 (11.11%) Test Specialist
5 15 (9.26%) Test Manager
6 12 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 11 (6.79%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Automation Tester
8 9 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
9 7 (4.32%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Integration Test Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Integration Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) QA Tester
10 6 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Test Automation Specialist
11 5 (3.09%) Junior
11 5 (3.09%) Junior Analyst
11 5 (3.09%) Junior Test Analyst
12 4 (2.47%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (35.19%) .NET
2 48 (29.63%) HTML
2 48 (29.63%) JSP
2 48 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 20 (12.35%) XML
4 10 (6.17%) Web Services
5 7 (4.32%) OLE
6 6 (3.70%) Middleware
6 6 (3.70%) SOAP
7 4 (2.47%) RESTful
8 2 (1.23%) Spring
9 1 (0.62%) CSS
9 1 (0.62%) Qt
9 1 (0.62%) GWT
9 1 (0.62%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.56%) PKI
3 8 (4.94%) User Experience
4 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.85%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.62%) Handset
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) New Media
7 1 (0.62%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.84%) Windows
2 36 (22.22%) UNIX
3 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (14.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (10.49%) Linux
6 16 (9.88%) Windows 2000
6 16 (9.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.86%) Knowledge Management
2 35 (21.60%) Test Automation
3 33 (20.37%) Test Strategy
4 26 (16.05%) Functional Testing
5 24 (14.81%) CRM
5 24 (14.81%) Project Management
6 20 (12.35%) Software Testing
7 18 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (9.88%) Performance Testing
9 15 (9.26%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.02%) SOA
10 13 (8.02%) Integration Testing
11 12 (7.41%) Scrum
12 10 (6.17%) Regression Testing
12 10 (6.17%) ITIL
13 9 (5.56%) Validation
14 8 (4.94%) Load Testing
14 8 (4.94%) Release Management
14 8 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (4.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.25%) JavaScript
2 31 (19.14%) SQL
3 26 (16.05%) VB
3 26 (16.05%) C#
4 16 (9.88%) PowerShell
5 15 (9.26%) VBScript
6 7 (4.32%) Java
7 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.85%) C++
7 3 (1.85%) C
7 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.23%) Python
9 1 (0.62%) Perl
9 1 (0.62%) PHP
9 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 89 (54.94%) Security Cleared
2 62 (38.27%) SC Cleared
3 57 (35.19%) ISTQB
4 32 (19.75%) DV Cleared
4 32 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (15.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (8.02%) ISEB
8 9 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.94%) MCSE
10 6 (3.70%) Degree
10 6 (3.70%) MCITP
11 4 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.85%) CCNP
12 3 (1.85%) CCNA
13 1 (0.62%) HND
13 1 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.70%) Nmap
3 5 (3.09%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (3.70%) Nessus
5 4 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 66 (40.74%) Oracle
1 66 (40.74%) HP
2 44 (27.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.88%) VMware
4 6 (3.70%) Cisco
5 4 (2.47%) Siebel
6 3 (1.85%) EMC
6 3 (1.85%) Clearswift
6 3 (1.85%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.23%) BMC
7 2 (1.23%) Remedy
7 2 (1.23%) McAfee
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix
8 1 (0.62%) SAP
8 1 (0.62%) Agilent
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