The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 44 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 96 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.60% 2.47% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 3.43% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 17
Average daily rate
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£336 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £27.63 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -12.99%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1538 1255 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.73% 72.00% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 704 592
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 92 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Test Scripting
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Aldershot - 8 - -
Southampton -6 5 £263 +90.90% 2
Basingstoke +7 4 £303 -24.37%
Winchester - 2 £300 - 1
Portsmouth +5 1 £375 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £400 -
Fareham - - - - 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 88 (60.69%) Security Cleared
2 72 (49.66%) HP
3 69 (47.59%) Oracle
4 66 (45.52%) SC Cleared
5 63 (43.45%) .NET
6 53 (36.55%) ISTQB
7 48 (33.10%) JavaScript
8 47 (32.41%) HTML
8 47 (32.41%) ASP.NET
8 47 (32.41%) JSP
8 47 (32.41%) Knowledge Management
9 45 (31.03%) QuickTest Pro
10 39 (26.90%) Test Strategy
11 38 (26.21%) UNIX
12 37 (25.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 36 (24.83%) Windows
14 35 (24.14%) Microsoft
15 34 (23.45%) Test Automation
16 32 (22.07%) DV Cleared
17 31 (21.38%) Oracle Reports
18 30 (20.69%) TCP/IP
18 30 (20.69%) VB
18 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
19 29 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
20 28 (19.31%) C#
20 28 (19.31%) SQL
21 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
21 27 (18.62%) HP Quality Center
22 23 (15.86%) Windows XP
23 22 (15.17%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (6.21%) WebSphere
1 9 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) IIS
3 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.07%) Documentum
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Office
2 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 19 (13.10%) HTTPS
3 11 (7.59%) SSL
4 10 (6.90%) Wireshark
5 7 (4.83%) DNS
5 7 (4.83%) HTTP
6 5 (3.45%) X.400
6 5 (3.45%) X.500
7 3 (2.07%) SAN
7 3 (2.07%) Firewall
8 1 (0.69%) HSPA
8 1 (0.69%) LTE
8 1 (0.69%) OFDM
8 1 (0.69%) TETRA
8 1 (0.69%) HSUPA
8 1 (0.69%) PPP
8 1 (0.69%) IPv6
8 1 (0.69%) CDMA
8 1 (0.69%) GPRS
8 1 (0.69%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.38%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.69%) QlikView
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (31.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (7.59%) LoadRunner
3 9 (6.21%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (6.21%) Selenium
4 8 (5.52%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.45%) MSI
6 3 (2.07%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (2.07%) JUnit
7 2 (1.38%) JIRA
7 2 (1.38%) Robotium
8 1 (0.69%) TestNG
8 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.69%) Toad
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.69%) Calabash
General
1 7 (4.83%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Military
3 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
4 2 (1.38%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (44.83%) Analyst
2 61 (42.07%) Test Analyst
3 32 (22.07%) Tester
4 17 (11.72%) Test Specialist
5 13 (8.97%) Automation Tester
6 12 (8.28%) Test Engineer
7 11 (7.59%) Test Manager
8 9 (6.21%) Automation Specialist
9 8 (5.52%) QA Tester
10 7 (4.83%) Test Leader
10 7 (4.83%) Consultant
10 7 (4.83%) Junior
11 6 (4.14%) Test Automation Specialist
12 5 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Integration Test Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
13 4 (2.76%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (43.45%) .NET
2 47 (32.41%) HTML
2 47 (32.41%) ASP.NET
2 47 (32.41%) JSP
3 16 (11.03%) XML
4 9 (6.21%) Web Services
5 8 (5.52%) Middleware
5 8 (5.52%) SOAP
6 7 (4.83%) OLE
7 2 (1.38%) J2EE
8 1 (0.69%) JPA
8 1 (0.69%) RESTful
8 1 (0.69%) GWT
8 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.45%) PKI
2 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.07%) CLARiiON
2 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.38%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (0.69%) New Media
4 1 (0.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.21%) UNIX
2 36 (24.83%) Windows
3 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (18.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (15.86%) Windows XP
6 21 (14.48%) Windows 2000
7 19 (13.10%) Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Android
8 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.41%) Knowledge Management
2 39 (26.90%) Test Strategy
3 34 (23.45%) Test Automation
4 22 (15.17%) Software Testing
5 21 (14.48%) CRM
6 16 (11.03%) Project Management
7 15 (10.34%) SOA
8 14 (9.66%) Validation
8 14 (9.66%) Performance Testing
9 12 (8.28%) Waterfall
10 11 (7.59%) Workflow
11 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.21%) System Testing
13 8 (5.52%) Scrum
13 8 (5.52%) Load Testing
13 8 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.14%) ITIL
15 5 (3.45%) Business Continuity
15 5 (3.45%) Use Case
15 5 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.10%) JavaScript
2 30 (20.69%) VB
3 28 (19.31%) C#
3 28 (19.31%) SQL
4 14 (9.66%) VBScript
5 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.83%) Java
6 3 (2.07%) C
7 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.38%) C++
7 2 (1.38%) PHP
7 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) XPath
8 1 (0.69%) Python
8 1 (0.69%) Perl
8 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 88 (60.69%) Security Cleared
2 66 (45.52%) SC Cleared
3 53 (36.55%) ISTQB
4 37 (25.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (22.07%) DV Cleared
6 19 (13.10%) ISEB
6 19 (13.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.83%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (4.14%) MCSE
10 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.07%) MCITP
11 3 (2.07%) Degree
12 2 (1.38%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.69%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.69%) CCNP
13 1 (0.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) Nmap
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (18.62%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (6.90%) Nessus
3 8 (5.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (4.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 72 (49.66%) HP
2 69 (47.59%) Oracle
3 35 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.83%) VMware
5 4 (2.76%) Siebel
6 3 (2.07%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco
6 3 (2.07%) EMC
6 3 (2.07%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.38%) BMC
7 2 (1.38%) Remedy
7 2 (1.38%) McAfee
8 1 (0.69%) Agilent
8 1 (0.69%) IBM
8 1 (0.69%) SAP
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
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