The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.42% 1.61% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.62% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £138 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £138 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £27.63 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -12.99%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 191 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.56% 61.41% 67.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 115 84
Average daily rate £370 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 39
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.90 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Robotium
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Robotium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
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