The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 18 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 Surrey 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 30 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.01% 1.56% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.13% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 21
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £417 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -66.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +16.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1109 940 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.28% 73.27% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 467 639
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £560 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 69
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines +3 6 - - 2
Guildford -3 1 £325 -23.07% 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - - 2
Chertsey - - - - 2
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 2
Farnham - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 15 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (22.92%) Selenium
2 11 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Finance
5 8 (16.67%) SAP
6 7 (14.58%) C#
6 7 (14.58%) HP
7 6 (12.50%) ABAP
7 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.50%) OO
7 6 (12.50%) WFM
7 6 (12.50%) SAP MRS
7 6 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (12.50%) User Stories
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.42%) Load Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle
8 5 (10.42%) ISEB
9 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
10 3 (6.25%) QA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (4.17%) SAS
1 2 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SAP MRS
1 6 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Selenium
2 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.17%) Toad
3 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) NUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Analyst
2 22 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) Tester
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XML
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.17%) AS400
1 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.08%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) OO
3 6 (12.50%) WFM
3 6 (12.50%) User Stories
4 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
4 5 (10.42%) Load Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
4 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) BDD
6 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (2.08%) Web Development
7 1 (2.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) C#
2 6 (12.50%) ABAP
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) ISEB
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) SAP
2 7 (14.58%) HP
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
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