The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 71 44 74
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.32% 3.73% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 4.69% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 8
Median daily rate £365 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £295 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
- +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +124.19%
Test Scripting
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
938 1129 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.35% 79.40% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 673 611
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £31.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.17 £57.50
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 Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 6 £443 - 1
Camberley - 1 £375 -
Farnham - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 13 (43.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
3 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) Selenium
5 7 (23.33%) Defect Management
6 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) Use Case
7 5 (16.67%) QA
7 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
8 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 4 (13.33%) Big Data
8 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) User Stories
8 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (13.33%) Oozie
8 4 (13.33%) Prototyping
8 4 (13.33%) Hadoop

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Apache Spark
1 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HFM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.33%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.33%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) 3G
1 1 (3.33%) GSM
1 1 (3.33%) IMAP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Big Data
1 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.33%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Back Office
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Military
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 4 (13.33%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior UAT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Lead
6 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Lead
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) XML Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) XML Messaging
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Defect Management
3 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
4 5 (16.67%) Use Case
5 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Prototyping
5 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 4 (13.33%) User Stories
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Management
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISEB
2 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) HNC
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.33%) Oozie
3 1 (3.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (3.33%) Arqiva
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) Charles River
3 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.33%) Huawei
3 1 (3.33%) Misys
3 1 (3.33%) NetCracker
3 1 (3.33%) Nokia
3 1 (3.33%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (3.33%) Siemens
3 1 (3.33%) SunGard
3 1 (3.33%) Telindus
3 1 (3.33%) Thunderhead
3 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) ZTE