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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 65 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 55 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.43% 3.20% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 4.40% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 35
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£357 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
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
1749 1455 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.39% 72.68% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 844 802
Average daily rate £386 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 63 83
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +27.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Hook +2 12 £358 -10.75%
Southampton -5 11 £400 +26.98% 4
Basingstoke +2 7 £180 -48.93% 1
Portsmouth -2 2 - - 3
Havant - 2 £375 -
Gosport +5 1 - -
Winchester -11 1 £600 +71.42% 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 70 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 62 (47.69%) SC Cleared
3 51 (39.23%) HP
4 47 (36.15%) Microsoft
5 43 (33.08%) ISTQB
6 42 (32.31%) ISEB
7 40 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 37 (28.46%) Knowledge Management
9 33 (25.38%) JavaScript
9 33 (25.38%) .NET
10 31 (23.85%) HTML
10 31 (23.85%) UNIX
11 30 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 30 (23.08%) JSP
12 26 (20.00%) Regression Testing
13 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
14 23 (17.69%) Oracle
15 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (16.15%) Automated Testing
16 21 (16.15%) Windows
16 21 (16.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 20 (15.38%) Project Management
18 19 (14.62%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (14.62%) Cucumber
19 18 (13.85%) Selenium
20 17 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (13.08%) Linux
20 17 (13.08%) SQL
20 17 (13.08%) Citrix

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.08%) Exstream
2 4 (3.08%) Magento
3 2 (1.54%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.54%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.77%) Primavera
4 1 (0.77%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.77%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) SAN
2 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.77%) SSL
4 1 (0.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.77%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.77%) DVB
4 1 (0.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.62%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (14.62%) Cucumber
2 18 (13.85%) Selenium
3 10 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.15%) LoadRunner
4 8 (6.15%) Subversion
4 8 (6.15%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.38%) JMeter
6 6 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.31%) WATIR
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.54%) Maven
9 2 (1.54%) Ant
9 2 (1.54%) JUnit
9 2 (1.54%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.54%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.54%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.77%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.08%) Legal
2 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.77%) Electronics
2 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.77%) Finance
2 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (43.08%) Analyst
2 48 (36.92%) Test Analyst
3 21 (16.15%) Tester
4 20 (15.38%) Test Specialist
5 14 (10.77%) Consultant
6 11 (8.46%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (6.15%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) UAT Tester
9 5 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.08%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) Web Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) Security Specialist
11 3 (2.31%) Performance Tester
11 3 (2.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.38%) .NET
2 31 (23.85%) HTML
3 30 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 30 (23.08%) JSP
4 11 (8.46%) Gherkin
5 5 (3.85%) Web Services
6 3 (2.31%) XML
7 2 (1.54%) JAXB
7 2 (1.54%) Spring
7 2 (1.54%) Ajax
7 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.77%) Qt
8 1 (0.77%) RESTful
8 1 (0.77%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.54%) NHS
2 2 (1.54%) Clustering
2 2 (1.54%) PDA
3 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.85%) UNIX
2 21 (16.15%) Windows
3 17 (13.08%) Linux
3 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.46%) Knowledge Management
2 26 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.15%) Automated Testing
5 20 (15.38%) Project Management
6 17 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.77%) BDD
8 14 (10.77%) Test Strategy
8 14 (10.77%) Scrum
9 13 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 12 (9.23%) Software Testing
10 12 (9.23%) Workflow
10 12 (9.23%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.46%) Migration
11 11 (8.46%) Unit Testing
11 11 (8.46%) TDD
12 9 (6.92%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (6.92%) System Testing
13 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.38%) JavaScript
2 17 (13.08%) SQL
3 14 (10.77%) PowerShell
4 13 (10.00%) Java
5 7 (5.38%) C#
6 5 (3.85%) VB
7 3 (2.31%) Ruby
7 3 (2.31%) C++
7 3 (2.31%) C
7 3 (2.31%) VBScript
8 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.54%) Python
9 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 62 (47.69%) SC Cleared
3 43 (33.08%) ISTQB
4 42 (32.31%) ISEB
5 40 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (16.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (11.54%) MCITP
7 15 (11.54%) DV Cleared
8 13 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.31%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (2.31%) Degree
10 2 (1.54%) MCTS
10 2 (1.54%) MCSE
10 2 (1.54%) MCSA
11 1 (0.77%) HND
11 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.77%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 9 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.08%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.54%) Netcool
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.77%) Nessus
6 1 (0.77%) Nmap
6 1 (0.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (39.23%) HP
2 47 (36.15%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.69%) Oracle
4 17 (13.08%) Citrix
5 14 (10.77%) SAP
6 13 (10.00%) Cisco
6 13 (10.00%) VMware
7 7 (5.38%) McAfee
8 3 (2.31%) Veritas
8 3 (2.31%) WSO2
9 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £100 - £119 per day
Posted: 26 days ago