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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 25 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 5.06% 6.94% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 10.42% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £430 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
Test Scripting
Surrey

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
119 48 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 75.32% 66.67% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 39 16
Average daily rate £440 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) SoapUI
2 14 (73.68%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) HP
3 13 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (63.16%) Test Management
4 12 (63.16%) Use Case
5 11 (57.89%) XML Messaging
6 10 (52.63%) SOAP
6 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
7 8 (42.11%) Web Services
7 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
8 5 (26.32%) JMeter
8 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
8 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
8 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
8 5 (26.32%) LoadUI
9 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
9 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle
9 4 (21.05%) Unix
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) Validation
10 3 (15.79%) Perl
11 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) SoapUI
2 5 (26.32%) JMeter
2 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
2 5 (26.32%) LoadUI
3 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Test Manager
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) XML Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Tester
6 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) XML Messaging
3 10 (52.63%) SOAP
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Test Management
1 12 (63.16%) Use Case
2 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
3 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
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