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 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 24 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 19.05% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -13.84%
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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
93 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 73.81% 69.23% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 23 10
Average daily rate £400 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (84.62%) XML
3 21 (80.77%) Use Case
3 21 (80.77%) Test Management
3 21 (80.77%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (80.77%) SoapUI
4 19 (73.08%) SOAP
4 19 (73.08%) PL/SQL
4 19 (73.08%) SQL
4 19 (73.08%) XML Messaging
5 18 (69.23%) HP
6 16 (61.54%) Perl
6 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
7 10 (38.46%) UNIX
8 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
8 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
9 8 (30.77%) Test Planning
10 7 (26.92%) Oracle
11 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 6 (23.08%) Validation
11 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
11 6 (23.08%) System Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Usability Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Web Accessibility
12 3 (11.54%) Web Services
12 3 (11.54%) ISEB
13 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
13 2 (7.69%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) LoadUI
2 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Analyst
1 23 (88.46%) Test Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) XML
2 19 (73.08%) XML Messaging
2 19 (73.08%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Use Case
1 21 (80.77%) Test Management
2 8 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 6 (23.08%) System Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) Usability Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) PL/SQL
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) Perl
3 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) HP
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) BMC
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy