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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 68 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 22 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.57% 1.40% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.86% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 5
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.28% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -38.14%
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
1112 969 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.20% 75.47% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 519 493
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 66
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £175.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -2 4 £450 +9.09%
Reigate - 4 £300 - 1
Woking +8 2 £300 +0.84% 1
Staines -6 1 £325 +9.24%
Weybridge - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Finance
3 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Web Services
7 6 (13.04%) SQL
7 6 (13.04%) JIRA
7 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
7 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.87%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) Selenium
8 5 (10.87%) QA
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Banking
8 5 (10.87%) XML
8 5 (10.87%) BPR
8 5 (10.87%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Retail
9 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Degree
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (2.17%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.70%) NeoLoad
4 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
4 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
4 3 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.35%) Toad
5 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.35%) QARun
5 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.17%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Electronics
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Tester
2 13 (28.26%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Junior Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Junior
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Graduate
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Graduate Software Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Junior Software Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Web Services
2 5 (10.87%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
3 3 (6.52%) WCF
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.17%) WinForms
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) DTV
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) AIX
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
3 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
5 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
6 5 (10.87%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
6 5 (10.87%) BPR
6 5 (10.87%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) System Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.52%) ISEB
4 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.17%) OSCP
5 1 (2.17%) CEH
5 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (2.17%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle
1 2 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) Pega
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Charles River
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