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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 80 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.93% 3.21% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 4.52% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 15
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£350 £298 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £113 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £357 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.82 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +53.84%
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
1551 1216 977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.18% 70.99% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 638 475
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 61 96
Average hourly rate £34.00 £38.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +13.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £125.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Winchester - 6 £363 -
Southampton -23 3 - - 2
Basingstoke -4 2 £284 -19.61% 2
Andover +1 1 £365 -
Havant - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 102 (61.08%) Security Cleared
2 81 (48.50%) SC Cleared
3 69 (41.32%) HP
4 59 (35.33%) ISTQB
5 53 (31.74%) Microsoft
5 53 (31.74%) Oracle
6 51 (30.54%) Knowledge Management
7 50 (29.94%) .NET
8 47 (28.14%) HTML
8 47 (28.14%) JavaScript
8 47 (28.14%) ASP.NET
8 47 (28.14%) JSP
9 41 (24.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 40 (23.95%) UNIX
10 40 (23.95%) Project Management
11 36 (21.56%) Oracle Reports
12 35 (20.96%) SAN
13 32 (19.16%) TCP/IP
13 32 (19.16%) DV Cleared
14 29 (17.37%) Oracle EBS
15 27 (16.17%) Windows
16 25 (14.97%) Citrix
16 25 (14.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 24 (14.37%) SQL
18 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
18 23 (13.77%) ISEB
18 23 (13.77%) PowerShell
19 19 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
19 19 (11.38%) VMware
20 18 (10.78%) Agile Software Development

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (17.37%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.80%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.20%) Magento
3 2 (1.20%) Exstream
3 2 (1.20%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.60%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.60%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.96%) SAN
2 32 (19.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.40%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.80%) DVB
4 3 (1.80%) DAB
4 3 (1.80%) SSL
4 3 (1.80%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.80%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.56%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (7.19%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (9.58%) Selenium
2 15 (8.98%) JMeter
3 14 (8.38%) Cucumber
4 13 (7.78%) LoadRunner
5 12 (7.19%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (2.99%) Subversion
7 3 (1.80%) JUnit
7 3 (1.80%) JIRA
7 3 (1.80%) WATIR
7 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.80%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.60%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.60%) RSpec
General
1 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.99%) Electronics
2 5 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.60%) Automotive
3 1 (0.60%) Marketing
3 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (44.31%) Analyst
2 63 (37.72%) Test Analyst
3 29 (17.37%) Tester
4 18 (10.78%) Test Specialist
5 11 (6.59%) Integration Engineer
5 11 (6.59%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Test Leader
7 9 (5.39%) Consultant
8 8 (4.79%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Automation Tester
9 7 (4.19%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) Performance Tester
10 6 (3.59%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Security Specialist
10 6 (3.59%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.40%) UAT Tester
12 3 (1.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (1.80%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (1.80%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.94%) .NET
2 47 (28.14%) HTML
2 47 (28.14%) ASP.NET
2 47 (28.14%) JSP
3 7 (4.19%) XML
4 6 (3.59%) Web Services
5 4 (2.40%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.80%) Spring
6 3 (1.80%) RESTful
7 2 (1.20%) Qt
8 1 (0.60%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.59%) PKI
3 4 (2.40%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.80%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.20%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.20%) NHS
5 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) PDA
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.95%) UNIX
2 27 (16.17%) Windows
3 14 (8.38%) Linux
3 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.99%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.40%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) VMS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.54%) Knowledge Management
2 40 (23.95%) Project Management
3 18 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (10.18%) Migration
4 17 (10.18%) Regression Testing
5 16 (9.58%) Waterfall
6 14 (8.38%) Integration Testing
6 14 (8.38%) Test Strategy
6 14 (8.38%) Test Automation
7 13 (7.78%) Functional Testing
8 12 (7.19%) BDD
9 11 (6.59%) Data Migration
9 11 (6.59%) Security Testing
9 11 (6.59%) Software Testing
9 11 (6.59%) Scrum
9 11 (6.59%) ITIL
9 11 (6.59%) CRM
10 10 (5.99%) Workflow
10 10 (5.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.14%) JavaScript
2 24 (14.37%) SQL
3 23 (13.77%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.98%) VBScript
5 12 (7.19%) C#
6 11 (6.59%) Java
6 11 (6.59%) VB
7 4 (2.40%) C
8 3 (1.80%) Ruby
9 2 (1.20%) C++
9 2 (1.20%) Python
10 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (61.08%) Security Cleared
2 81 (48.50%) SC Cleared
3 59 (35.33%) ISTQB
4 41 (24.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (19.16%) DV Cleared
6 25 (14.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 23 (13.77%) ISEB
8 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (6.59%) MCITP
11 4 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (2.40%) Degree
11 4 (2.40%) MCSE
12 3 (1.80%) CCNP
12 3 (1.80%) CCNA
13 2 (1.20%) HND
14 1 (0.60%) MCSA
14 1 (0.60%) MCTS
14 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.19%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.80%) Nmap
5 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (7.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.80%) Nessus
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 69 (41.32%) HP
2 53 (31.74%) Microsoft
2 53 (31.74%) Oracle
3 25 (14.97%) Citrix
4 19 (11.38%) VMware
5 12 (7.19%) SAP
6 10 (5.99%) Cisco
7 4 (2.40%) McAfee
8 1 (0.60%) Siebel
8 1 (0.60%) Veritas
8 1 (0.60%) WSO2
Gosport, Hampshire
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Hampshire
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