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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 74 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 21 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.60% 1.34% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.73% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 16
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £446 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +17.07%
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
1064 981 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 81.16% 77.06% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 547 640
Median daily rate £425 £408 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 31 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.19 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Leatherhead -15 9 £400 -5.88% 1
Guildford +3 3 £270 +4.85% 1
Woking 0 3 £300 -4.15% 1
Reigate - 2 £390 -
Redhill - 1 £460 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) XML
3 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
3 16 (41.03%) Use Case
4 15 (38.46%) SoapUI
5 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (35.90%) HP
6 13 (33.33%) Test Management
7 12 (30.77%) Linux
7 12 (30.77%) SOAP
7 12 (30.77%) Unix
7 12 (30.77%) Defect Management
8 11 (28.21%) ISEB
9 10 (25.64%) XML Messaging
9 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.08%) Web Services
10 9 (23.08%) Oracle
10 9 (23.08%) Test Planning
10 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
11 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (20.51%) Finance
11 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
12 7 (17.95%) Validation
12 7 (17.95%) Java
12 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
12 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
13 6 (15.38%) SDLC
13 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing

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 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) PuTTY
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) 3G
3 1 (2.56%) GSM
3 1 (2.56%) SMS
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) SoapUI
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) JMeter
3 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) LoadUI
4 2 (5.13%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) WebLOAD
5 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) XML Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Integration Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) XML
2 12 (30.77%) SOAP
3 10 (25.64%) XML Messaging
4 9 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
1 12 (30.77%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Use Case
2 13 (33.33%) Test Management
3 12 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Validation
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.69%) Change Management
11 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) SC Cleared
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
3 11 (28.21%) ISEB
4 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) HP
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (2.56%) Arqiva
3 1 (2.56%) BT
3 1 (2.56%) Charles River
3 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.56%) Huawei
3 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) NetCracker
3 1 (2.56%) Nokia
3 1 (2.56%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Siemens
3 1 (2.56%) SunGard
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau
3 1 (2.56%) Vermilion
3 1 (2.56%) Virgin Media
3 1 (2.56%) ZTE
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