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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Surrey
Rank 60 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.59% 1.70% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.12% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 17
Median daily rate £403 £428 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +31.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £519 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%

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
745 942 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 78.92% 79.90% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 634 642
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £61.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -1 5 £358 +10.00% 1
Woking - 4 £425 - 1
Leatherhead +14 3 £403 -10.55% 1
Reigate +13 2 £294 -34.72% 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 15 (50.00%) Selenium
2 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) Linux
4 10 (33.33%) ISEB
5 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (23.33%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) User Stories
7 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (20.00%) Oozie
7 6 (20.00%) Big Data
7 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Apache Spark
8 5 (16.67%) Angular 2
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Use Case
8 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Unix
8 5 (16.67%) Telecoms

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 6 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HFM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.33%) Sonata
1 1 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) IMAP
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
1 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) Zephyr
4 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) MSI
5 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Migration Manager
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) XML Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Process Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Tester
8 1 (3.33%) IT Auditor
8 1 (3.33%) Junior
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Angular 2
1 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Defect Management
2 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.00%) User Stories
4 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Use Case
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Prototyping
5 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
3 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (20.00%) Oozie
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) HP
1 4 (13.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Capita
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Misys
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Thunderhead
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago