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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 47 60 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.32% 2.88% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 3.54% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 30
Median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +17.07%
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
1550 1695 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.62% 81.29% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 1088 881
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 80 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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
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 30 May 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 -2 7 £338 +3.84%
Gosport -9 7 £405 +24.61%
Winchester - 4 £338 - 1
Farnborough +4 3 £400 +35.59%
Hook -7 3 £293 -13.33%
Portsmouth -10 3 £413 +17.85% 1
Basingstoke -18 3 £375 -
Southampton +9 2 £257 -35.87% 2
Havant +11 1 £450 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 39 (36.79%) Security Cleared
2 37 (34.91%) Oracle
3 35 (33.02%) SC Cleared
4 25 (23.58%) .NET
5 23 (21.70%) ITIL
5 23 (21.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (20.75%) ISTQB
6 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
6 22 (20.75%) SQL
7 21 (19.81%) HP
7 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (17.92%) Unix
9 18 (16.98%) Java
9 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
10 17 (16.04%) ISEB
10 17 (16.04%) Migration
10 17 (16.04%) ITIL V3
10 17 (16.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (15.09%) Selenium
11 16 (15.09%) HTML
11 16 (15.09%) Linux
12 15 (14.15%) C#
12 15 (14.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 15 (14.15%) BDD
13 14 (13.21%) Service Management
13 14 (13.21%) MS Office
14 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
14 13 (12.26%) Project Management
14 13 (12.26%) Scrum
14 13 (12.26%) Oracle APEX

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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
3 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.21%) MS Office
3 7 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.94%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) WAN
2 3 (2.83%) VLAN
3 2 (1.89%) SAN
3 2 (1.89%) WebEx
4 1 (0.94%) DVB
4 1 (0.94%) GPRS
4 1 (0.94%) LAN
4 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) Telepresence
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless
4 1 (0.94%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.77%) Informix
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (0.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Selenium
2 13 (12.26%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (11.32%) SpecFlow
3 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (11.32%) WebDriver
4 10 (9.43%) JIRA
5 7 (6.60%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.83%) JDeveloper
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.83%) Toad
7 1 (0.94%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.94%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.94%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.89%) Billing
2 2 (1.89%) Electronics
2 2 (1.89%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Military
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (50.00%) Analyst
2 26 (24.53%) Tester
3 23 (21.70%) Test Analyst
4 15 (14.15%) Business Analyst
4 15 (14.15%) Consultant
5 14 (13.21%) Transition Analyst
6 13 (12.26%) Automation Tester
7 11 (10.38%) Security Analyst
8 10 (9.43%) Test Specialist
9 9 (8.49%) Service Analyst
10 8 (7.55%) Service Transition Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Security Specialist
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Business Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Functional Consultant
12 5 (4.72%) Integration Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Integration Specialist
12 5 (4.72%) Integration Test Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Selenium Tester
12 5 (4.72%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) .NET
2 16 (15.09%) HTML
3 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.77%) XML
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Flex
5 3 (2.83%) Web Services
6 2 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (0.94%) JSON
7 1 (0.94%) JSP
7 1 (0.94%) Middleware
7 1 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Smart Meter
2 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) CMDB
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) EPoS
4 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) Smart Energy
4 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Unix
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
3 10 (9.43%) Windows
4 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) AIX
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) ITIL
1 23 (21.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.04%) ITIL V3
3 17 (16.04%) Migration
4 15 (14.15%) BDD
5 14 (13.21%) Service Management
6 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
6 13 (12.26%) Project Management
6 13 (12.26%) Scrum
7 12 (11.32%) Security Testing
7 12 (11.32%) Use Case
7 12 (11.32%) User Stories
8 11 (10.38%) Regression Testing
9 10 (9.43%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (9.43%) Functional Testing
10 8 (7.55%) CRM
10 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.75%) SQL
2 18 (16.98%) Java
3 15 (14.15%) C#
4 12 (11.32%) F#
5 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.49%) VBScript
8 7 (6.60%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.66%) C++
10 5 (4.72%) VB
11 4 (3.77%) PHP
12 2 (1.89%) C-shell
12 2 (1.89%) Korn
13 1 (0.94%) C
13 1 (0.94%) COBOL
13 1 (0.94%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (36.79%) Security Cleared
2 35 (33.02%) SC Cleared
3 22 (20.75%) ISTQB
4 17 (16.04%) ISEB
4 17 (16.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (14.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (9.43%) MCITP
6 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.83%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.83%) Degree
9 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.94%) CCNA
10 1 (0.94%) CCNP
10 1 (0.94%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (34.91%) Oracle
2 21 (19.81%) HP
3 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.43%) Cisco
5 4 (3.77%) Intel Security
5 4 (3.77%) Sybase
5 4 (3.77%) VMware
6 3 (2.83%) SAP
7 2 (1.89%) Remedy
8 1 (0.94%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.94%) BMC
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) Qualys
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
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