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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 40 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.32% 2.29% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.68% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £355 £315 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £295 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.99% +19.16%

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
385 447 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.33% 85.14% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 289 196
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.88 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 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
Worthing -2 8 £356 +13.07% 2
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) QA
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Scala
4 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
4 9 (40.91%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
4 9 (40.91%) User Stories
4 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (36.36%) Games
5 8 (36.36%) ISEB
5 8 (36.36%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Unix
6 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
6 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
6 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (27.27%) WCAG
7 6 (27.27%) JSON
7 6 (27.27%) RSpec
7 6 (27.27%) Web Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) JUnit
8 5 (22.73%) SAP
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
2 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
3 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 6 (27.27%) JUnit
4 6 (27.27%) RSpec
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) Gatling
7 1 (4.55%) JMeter
7 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) QA Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) QA Test Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Quality Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) SAP Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) HR Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) SAP HR Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Smart Energy
1 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Defect Tracking
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) User Stories
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Web Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Validation
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Scala
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (27.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Grafana
1 1 (4.55%) Graphite
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 4 (18.18%) webMethods
4 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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