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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+36 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 58 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.01% 0.85% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 1.11% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 5 10
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£396 £340 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £215 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £391 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.11%
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
1107 987 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.50% 75.98% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 601 563
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.35 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead - 23 £390 -
Woking - 14 £400 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 9 £396 -
Redhill - 2 £444 - 1
Guildford - 1 £400 - 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 34 (45.95%) SC Cleared
1 34 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 26 (35.14%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (32.43%) Test Management
3 24 (32.43%) Use Case
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
3 24 (32.43%) XML
4 23 (31.08%) HP
4 23 (31.08%) SoapUI
5 20 (27.03%) XML Messaging
6 19 (25.68%) PL/SQL
6 19 (25.68%) SOAP
7 16 (21.62%) Perl
7 16 (21.62%) Telecoms
7 16 (21.62%) System Testing
8 15 (20.27%) Integration Testing
8 15 (20.27%) Remedy
9 13 (17.57%) Finance
9 13 (17.57%) ISTQB
10 11 (14.86%) UNIX
11 10 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
12 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
12 9 (12.16%) Test Planning
13 8 (10.81%) Oracle
14 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (9.46%) Validation
15 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
15 6 (8.11%) Security Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) SoapUI
2 5 (6.76%) Selenium
3 4 (5.41%) LoadRunner
3 4 (5.41%) JMeter
4 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.05%) LoadUI
4 3 (4.05%) JIRA
5 2 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.57%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Analyst
2 36 (48.65%) Test Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Tester
4 9 (12.16%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Testing Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Test Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Remedy Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Test Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Process Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) CRM Business Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Administrator
10 2 (2.70%) Performance Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) XML
2 20 (27.03%) XML Messaging
3 19 (25.68%) SOAP
4 4 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.05%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) UNIX
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Use Case
1 24 (32.43%) Test Management
2 16 (21.62%) System Testing
3 15 (20.27%) Integration Testing
4 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (12.16%) Test Planning
6 7 (9.46%) Validation
6 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.11%) Security Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.41%) Regression Testing
9 3 (4.05%) TDD
9 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.05%) Service Management
9 3 (4.05%) Usability Testing
9 3 (4.05%) User Stories
9 3 (4.05%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (4.05%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) SQL
2 19 (25.68%) PL/SQL
3 16 (21.62%) Perl
4 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.76%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) VBScript
7 1 (1.35%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (45.95%) SC Cleared
1 34 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (35.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) HP
2 15 (20.27%) Remedy
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) BMC
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
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