The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 26 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.34% 1.17% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.44% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £319 £344 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
- +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +124.19%
Test Scripting
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 278 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.77% 81.05% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 196 205
Median daily rate £413 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.70 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.21% +87.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.97 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £48.23 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Avionics
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EMC