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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.07% 0.77% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.04% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +62.79%
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
281 288 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.13% 73.66% 73.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 154 266
Average daily rate £400 £418 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £31.10 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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
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 25 November 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
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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