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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 56 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 69 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.21% 2.91% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 4.09% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 20
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£350 £293 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -17.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £116 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £353 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £113.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-68.06% +254.68%
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
1661 1319 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.22% 71.11% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 727 549
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 80
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £97.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Southampton -19 7 £300 +71.42% 2
Winchester - 4 £550 -
Basingstoke -9 2 £180 -49.00%
Fareham -1 1 £300 +17.64% 2
Havant - 1 £375 -
Andover - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 91 (57.96%) Security Cleared
2 78 (49.68%) SC Cleared
3 66 (42.04%) HP
4 56 (35.67%) ISTQB
5 53 (33.76%) Microsoft
6 47 (29.94%) Knowledge Management
7 46 (29.30%) .NET
7 46 (29.30%) Oracle
8 43 (27.39%) HTML
8 43 (27.39%) JavaScript
8 43 (27.39%) ASP.NET
8 43 (27.39%) JSP
9 41 (26.11%) UNIX
10 40 (25.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 34 (21.66%) Project Management
12 33 (21.02%) Oracle Reports
13 31 (19.75%) SAN
14 30 (19.11%) DV Cleared
15 28 (17.83%) ISEB
16 27 (17.20%) TCP/IP
16 27 (17.20%) Oracle EBS
17 26 (16.56%) Citrix
18 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
19 23 (14.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 22 (14.01%) Regression Testing
21 21 (13.38%) Windows
22 20 (12.74%) SQL
22 20 (12.74%) PowerShell
23 19 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
23 19 (12.10%) Agile Software Development

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (17.20%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.91%) SAP R/3
2 3 (1.91%) Exstream
2 3 (1.91%) Magento
3 2 (1.27%) SAP FI-AP
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.27%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.75%) SAN
2 27 (17.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.91%) DAB
3 3 (1.91%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.27%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.64%) LAN
5 1 (0.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.64%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.02%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (5.10%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.64%) QlikView
3 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Selenium
2 14 (8.92%) Cucumber
3 13 (8.28%) JMeter
4 11 (7.01%) LoadRunner
5 9 (5.73%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (3.82%) Subversion
7 3 (1.91%) JIRA
7 3 (1.91%) JUnit
7 3 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.91%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.91%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.91%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.91%) WATIR
7 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.27%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.27%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.91%) Electronics
2 3 (1.91%) Finance
3 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (45.22%) Analyst
2 59 (37.58%) Test Analyst
3 25 (15.92%) Tester
4 20 (12.74%) Test Specialist
5 12 (7.64%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.64%) Consultant
6 11 (7.01%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (5.10%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Security Specialist
8 6 (3.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Test Leader
8 6 (3.82%) Automation Tester
8 6 (3.82%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) UAT Tester
9 5 (3.18%) Performance Tester
10 4 (2.55%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (1.91%) Web Business Analyst
11 3 (1.91%) Automation Specialist
11 3 (1.91%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.30%) .NET
2 43 (27.39%) ASP.NET
2 43 (27.39%) JSP
2 43 (27.39%) HTML
3 5 (3.18%) Web Services
4 4 (2.55%) XML
4 4 (2.55%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.91%) Spring
6 2 (1.27%) Qt
6 2 (1.27%) RESTful
7 1 (0.64%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.10%) PKI
3 3 (1.91%) NHS
3 3 (1.91%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.91%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.27%) Clustering
4 2 (1.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.11%) UNIX
2 21 (13.38%) Windows
3 15 (9.55%) Linux
4 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.18%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.94%) Knowledge Management
2 34 (21.66%) Project Management
3 22 (14.01%) Regression Testing
4 19 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (10.83%) Migration
6 15 (9.55%) Waterfall
7 13 (8.28%) Workflow
8 12 (7.64%) Automated Testing
8 12 (7.64%) Scrum
8 12 (7.64%) BDD
8 12 (7.64%) Test Strategy
8 12 (7.64%) Test Automation
9 11 (7.01%) Security Testing
9 11 (7.01%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.37%) Software Testing
10 10 (6.37%) Data Migration
10 10 (6.37%) System Testing
10 10 (6.37%) Functional Testing
11 9 (5.73%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.39%) JavaScript
2 20 (12.74%) PowerShell
2 20 (12.74%) SQL
3 11 (7.01%) VBScript
3 11 (7.01%) Java
4 10 (6.37%) C#
5 8 (5.10%) VB
6 4 (2.55%) C
7 3 (1.91%) Ruby
8 2 (1.27%) C++
8 2 (1.27%) Python
9 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (57.96%) Security Cleared
2 78 (49.68%) SC Cleared
3 56 (35.67%) ISTQB
4 40 (25.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (19.11%) DV Cleared
6 28 (17.83%) ISEB
7 23 (14.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (8.28%) MCITP
10 12 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.55%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.91%) MCSE
12 3 (1.91%) Degree
13 2 (1.27%) HND
13 2 (1.27%) MCSA
13 2 (1.27%) MCTS
14 1 (0.64%) CCNP
14 1 (0.64%) CCNA
14 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.64%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.18%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.27%) Nmap
5 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (10.83%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.18%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.27%) Nessus
5 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 66 (42.04%) HP
2 53 (33.76%) Microsoft
3 46 (29.30%) Oracle
4 26 (16.56%) Citrix
5 16 (10.19%) SAP
6 14 (8.92%) VMware
7 11 (7.01%) Cisco
8 5 (3.18%) McAfee
9 2 (1.27%) WSO2
9 2 (1.27%) Veritas
10 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.64%) Siebel
10 1 (0.64%) Primavera
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