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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 31 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 11 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 6.11% 2.53% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 3.85% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
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
156 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 86.67% 65.82% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 39 32
Average daily rate £450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) XML
3 14 (77.78%) SoapUI
4 13 (72.22%) Use Case
4 13 (72.22%) SOAP
5 12 (66.67%) HP
5 12 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (66.67%) Test Management
6 11 (61.11%) Unix
6 11 (61.11%) Defect Management
7 10 (55.56%) XML Messaging
8 9 (50.00%) Web Services
8 9 (50.00%) Linux
8 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
9 8 (44.44%) SQL
10 7 (38.89%) Validation
10 7 (38.89%) Oracle
10 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
10 7 (38.89%) Security Testing
10 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
10 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
11 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
12 5 (27.78%) Java
13 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
14 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
15 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
15 2 (11.11%) Scrum
15 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) XML Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Tester
5 2 (11.11%) XML Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) XML
2 13 (72.22%) SOAP
3 10 (55.56%) XML Messaging
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Unix
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Use Case
2 12 (66.67%) Test Management
3 11 (61.11%) Defect Management
4 7 (38.89%) Security Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
4 7 (38.89%) Validation
5 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
8 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) System Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Service Management
9 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle