The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 45 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 2.58% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 3.62% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 276 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 68.01% 71.32% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 191 290
Average daily rate £330 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 9
Average hourly rate £23.99 £33.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.92% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Test Scripting
South East

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Crawley +5 1 £500 +66.66% 2
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle