The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 22 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.10% 1.08% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 1.60% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 5
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£525 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -17.03%
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
445 250 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 83.02% 67.39% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 167 204
Average daily rate £400 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 19
Average hourly rate £44.00 £16.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Sussex region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Sussex region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Worthing -3 9 £363 -
Gatwick - 6 £538 - 1
Crawley - 2 £275 - 1
Horsham - 1 £525 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 12 (38.71%) SQL
1 12 (38.71%) SAP
1 12 (38.71%) XML
2 11 (35.48%) CRM
3 10 (32.26%) User Stories
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (25.81%) ISEB
5 8 (25.81%) Law
5 8 (25.81%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
7 6 (19.35%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Validation
8 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
8 5 (16.13%) QA
8 5 (16.13%) Selenium
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) UNIX
8 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
9 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) Capybara
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Toad
5 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.81%) Law
2 6 (19.35%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
2 16 (51.61%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) SAP Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 4 (12.90%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) CCTV
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) CRM
2 10 (32.26%) User Stories
3 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
3 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Validation
5 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) SAP
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) webMethods
Crawley, West Sussex
NIIT Technologies
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gatwick
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago