The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 14 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 5.75% 9.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 15.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leatherhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 72.41% 62.75% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 10
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £125 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leatherhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leatherhead region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leatherhead region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) XML Messaging
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) HP