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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 17 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 1.75% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.30% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 6
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£363 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £305 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £345 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -39.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
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
955 1045 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.02% 76.00% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 597 430
Average daily rate £408 £390 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 43
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £52.50 £55.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -6 2 £425 +30.76% 2
Egham - 2 £310 -
Woking - 2 £313 -
Guildford - 1 £258 - 2
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 10 (27.78%) SQL
1 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 6 (16.67%) QA
5 6 (16.67%) Service Management
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.89%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
7 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
7 4 (11.11%) ISEB
7 4 (11.11%) Remedy
7 4 (11.11%) Billing
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) NHS
8 3 (8.33%) BMC
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) UNIX
8 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.33%) JIRA
8 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (8.33%) Use Case

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) GroupWise
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) SNMP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.78%) JMeter
3 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (11.11%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Analyst
2 21 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Service Architect
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Manual Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Remedy Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XML Messaging
2 1 (2.78%) Ajax
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) AS400
4 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (16.67%) Service Management
2 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 4 (11.11%) User Stories
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Use Case
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) Remedy
3 3 (8.33%) BMC
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Charles River
5 1 (2.78%) Red Gate
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