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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 14 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.05% 1.13% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.53% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 14
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£340 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £119 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £24.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-31.48% -35.33%
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
974 979 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.07% 73.78% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 610 457
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 48
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -50.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Staines - 2 £350 - 3
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Guildford - - - - 4
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Siebel
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) SAP
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
4 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
5 4 (10.81%) System Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.81%) QA
5 4 (10.81%) CRM
5 4 (10.81%) Web Services
5 4 (10.81%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
6 3 (8.11%) SOA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (5.41%) SAP MRS
1 2 (5.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.41%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) 3G
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.41%) QARun
5 2 (5.41%) MSBuild
5 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) TestDirector
5 2 (5.41%) Toad
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Tester
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Tester
5 3 (8.11%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Siebel Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Test Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.70%) OSS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
1 4 (10.81%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.41%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
4 4 (10.81%) System Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
4 4 (10.81%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
5 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Test Management
6 2 (5.41%) WFM
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) ABAP
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Siebel
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Pega
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