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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.32% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £240 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+20.29% +12.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 175 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 71.16% 65.30% 62.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 118 88
Average daily rate £325 £381 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Test Scripting
Hampshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 April 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 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) QA
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (23.53%) MS Access
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
4 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MS Access
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Report Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Scrum
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
3 3 (17.65%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
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