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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 78 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 17 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 2.80% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 3.55% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 9
Median daily rate £375 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+13.11% +6.08%
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
1048 1042 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.85% 78.94% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 601 575
Median daily rate £428 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.89 £13.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +7 3 £270 -32.50% 1
Leatherhead -6 2 £388 -3.12%
Woking -1 1 £300 - 1
Redhill -7 1 £460 +3.66% 1
Reigate - 1 £460 - 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
1 14 (37.84%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (32.43%) Defect Management
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 11 (29.73%) Use Case
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) XML
3 11 (29.73%) HP
3 11 (29.73%) SoapUI
4 10 (27.03%) ISEB
4 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Test Management
5 9 (24.32%) SOAP
5 9 (24.32%) Unix
5 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
5 9 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle
7 7 (18.92%) JIRA
8 6 (16.22%) QA
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) XML Messaging
8 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Java
8 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
8 6 (16.22%) SDLC

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 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.70%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) 3G
3 1 (2.70%) GSM
3 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) SoapUI
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 3 (8.11%) TestComplete
5 2 (5.41%) JMeter
5 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.41%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.70%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Back Office
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Military
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Analyst
2 19 (51.35%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Tester
4 5 (13.51%) XML Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.11%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior UAT Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) UAT Lead
7 2 (5.41%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) XML
2 9 (24.32%) SOAP
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Equities
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Unix
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Defect Management
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Use Case
3 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Test Management
4 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
6 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
6 6 (16.22%) SDLC
6 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Validation
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) DevOps
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 10 (27.03%) ISEB
4 9 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.70%) HNC
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) HP
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (2.70%) BT
3 1 (2.70%) Charles River
3 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.70%) Huawei
3 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) NetCracker
3 1 (2.70%) Nokia
3 1 (2.70%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Siemens
3 1 (2.70%) SunGard
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) Thunderhead
3 1 (2.70%) Virgin Media
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) ZTE