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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 51 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.76% 0.63% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.90% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
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£313 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
470 221 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.60% 69.94% 70.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 134 178
Average daily rate £400 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Average hourly rate £44.90 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Crawley 0 3 £283 -43.50%
Worthing - 2 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) SAP ALE
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (10.00%) BAPI
7 2 (10.00%) SAP MDM
7 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) RDBMS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Documentum
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP MDM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) CRM Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (10.00%) BAPI
2 2 (10.00%) SAP ALE
2 2 (10.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) ABAP
2 2 (10.00%) SAPscript
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods