The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reigate 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 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 1.85% 6.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 7.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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 Reigate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reigate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reigate 75.93% 80.00% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 18
Average daily rate £420 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £135 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

Test Scripting
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) WebLOAD
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reigate 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) WebLOAD
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center