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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 26 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.86% 2.36% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 3.00% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £369 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £30.72
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +20.44%

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
161 200 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 69.40% 78.74% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 133 153
Median daily rate £438 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.88 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% +152.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 28 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Life Science
1 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Avionics
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Avionics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) EMC