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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 71 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 50 90 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.53% 4.23% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 5.13% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 32
Median daily rate £325 £335 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £413 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.69 £20.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.37 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.68% +1.66%
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
1560 1755 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.03% 82.51% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1112 953
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 85 78
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.09 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.47% -30.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £49.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -5 13 £375 -
Portsmouth -12 7 £325 -1.51%
Southampton +13 6 £306 +7.45% 3
Winchester -4 6 £320 +0.15% 1
Basingstoke +4 3 £325 -14.47% 1
Hook -9 1 £300 -11.29%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 43 (42.57%) .NET
1 43 (42.57%) Security Cleared
2 38 (37.62%) SC Cleared
2 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (35.64%) Selenium
4 33 (32.67%) Scrum
4 33 (32.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (31.68%) BDD
6 30 (29.70%) C#
6 30 (29.70%) Java
7 28 (27.72%) Regression Testing
7 28 (27.72%) SpecFlow
7 28 (27.72%) F#
8 26 (25.74%) Defect Tracking
9 25 (24.75%) User Stories
10 23 (22.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (22.77%) Migration
10 23 (22.77%) ITIL
11 21 (20.79%) ISTQB
12 20 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (19.80%) ITIL V3
12 20 (19.80%) Oracle
13 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
13 19 (18.81%) ISEB
13 19 (18.81%) WebDriver
14 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
15 17 (16.83%) HP
16 16 (15.84%) Test Strategy
17 15 (14.85%) Oracle APEX
17 15 (14.85%) HP UFT

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 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.92%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) DVB
1 1 (0.99%) GPRS
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
1 1 (0.99%) LAN
1 1 (0.99%) PuTTY
1 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.99%) VLAN
1 1 (0.99%) WAN
1 1 (0.99%) WebEx
1 1 (0.99%) Wireless
1 1 (0.99%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (35.64%) Selenium
2 33 (32.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (27.72%) SpecFlow
4 19 (18.81%) WebDriver
5 15 (14.85%) HP UFT
5 15 (14.85%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (9.90%) JIRA
7 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.99%) JUnit
8 1 (0.99%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.99%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.99%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.99%) TestNG
8 1 (0.99%) Toad
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Military
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Billing
4 1 (0.99%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Analyst
2 35 (34.65%) Tester
3 28 (27.72%) Automation Tester
4 17 (16.83%) Consultant
5 16 (15.84%) Test Analyst
5 16 (15.84%) Transition Analyst
6 13 (12.87%) Service Analyst
7 12 (11.88%) Service Transition Analyst
8 9 (8.91%) Test Specialist
9 8 (7.92%) Test Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 7 (6.93%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Coordinator
11 5 (4.95%) Integration Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Integration Test Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Security Specialist
11 5 (4.95%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Test Coordinator
12 4 (3.96%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.57%) .NET
2 12 (11.88%) HTML
3 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Flex
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
5 1 (0.99%) jQuery
5 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Smart Meter
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.97%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.98%) RIA
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Linux
1 13 (12.87%) Unix
2 10 (9.90%) Windows
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) Scrum
3 32 (31.68%) BDD
4 28 (27.72%) Regression Testing
5 26 (25.74%) Defect Tracking
6 25 (24.75%) User Stories
7 23 (22.77%) ITIL
7 23 (22.77%) Migration
8 20 (19.80%) ITIL V3
8 20 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
10 16 (15.84%) Test Strategy
11 14 (13.86%) PRINCE2
12 12 (11.88%) Service Management
13 11 (10.89%) Integration Testing
13 11 (10.89%) Project Management
13 11 (10.89%) Security Testing
13 11 (10.89%) Use Case
14 8 (7.92%) Test Planning
15 7 (6.93%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) C#
1 30 (29.70%) Java
2 28 (27.72%) F#
3 15 (14.85%) C++
4 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
4 14 (13.86%) SQL
4 14 (13.86%) VBScript
5 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.92%) C
7 7 (6.93%) PHP
8 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.95%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.99%) VB6
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (42.57%) Security Cleared
2 38 (37.62%) SC Cleared
3 23 (22.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (20.79%) ISTQB
5 19 (18.81%) ISEB
6 11 (10.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (8.91%) MCITP
7 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (7.92%) DBS Check
9 5 (4.95%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.99%) CCNA
12 1 (0.99%) CCNP
12 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.96%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Oracle
2 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.83%) HP
4 9 (8.91%) Cisco
5 5 (4.95%) VMware
6 4 (3.96%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.98%) T-Plan
8 1 (0.99%) ILOG
8 1 (0.99%) Qualys
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: 3 days ago