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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 41 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.16% 1.33% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.54% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £295 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £328 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
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
434 585 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 85.10% 86.41% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 369 204
Median daily rate £406 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £23.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 7 £343 +8.73% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) QA
4 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 9 (37.50%) XML
4 9 (37.50%) ISEB
5 8 (33.33%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 8 (33.33%) Scala
5 8 (33.33%) User Stories
5 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (29.17%) Games
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) JUnit
8 5 (20.83%) SAP
8 5 (20.83%) WCAG
8 5 (20.83%) JSON
8 5 (20.83%) JIRA
8 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.83%) RSpec
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel

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 4 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 8 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.83%) JIRA
5 5 (20.83%) JUnit
5 5 (20.83%) RSpec
6 3 (12.50%) Gatling
7 1 (4.17%) JMeter
7 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) QA Test Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) SAP Test Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Tester
7 3 (12.50%) HR Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) SAP HR Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
9 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Smart Energy
1 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) User Stories
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Scala
2 7 (29.17%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (20.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Grafana
2 1 (4.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) webMethods
3 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.17%) Dynatrace
3 1 (4.17%) HP