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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Surrey
Rank 68 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 17 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.67% 1.64% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.02% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 13
Median daily rate £403 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £503 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +20.00%

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
815 991 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.98% 81.10% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 664 647
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 70 24
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +2 5 £358 -7.74% 4
Leatherhead +18 4 £403 -6.39% 3
Woking - 4 £425 - 1
Reigate +2 2 £294 -34.72%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (51.85%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (29.63%) Use Case
3 8 (29.63%) Defect Management
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) ISEB
4 7 (25.93%) User Stories
4 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 5 (18.52%) IBM
6 5 (18.52%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
7 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
7 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (14.81%) Oozie
7 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Big Data
7 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) Hadoop

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 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
1 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) HFM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) IMAP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) MSI
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Migration Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) XML Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Process Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Tester
7 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Angular 2
1 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (14.81%) SOAP
1 4 (14.81%) XML
1 4 (14.81%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Defect Management
1 8 (29.63%) Use Case
2 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (25.93%) User Stories
3 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.81%) Oozie
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) HP
1 5 (18.52%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Capita
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Misys
3 1 (3.70%) SAP