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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.30% 1.57% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.86% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £344 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £424 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.07%
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
695 485 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 90.38% 84.49% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 324 143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 -35 4 £350 -
Gatwick - 4 £338 -
Crawley -5 2 £410 +45.13% 1
East Grinstead - 1 £300 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (56.52%) XML
1 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) ISEB
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Selenium
5 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
6 8 (34.78%) Confluence
6 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (34.78%) Gatling
6 8 (34.78%) JIRA
6 8 (34.78%) QA
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) Unix
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
9 5 (21.74%) Scala
9 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
10 4 (17.39%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
11 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
11 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
11 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (13.04%) User Stories

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 8 (34.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) Gatling
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) Capybara
4 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Billing
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Tester
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CCTV
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) SCADA
2 1 (4.35%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Open Source
2 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Scala
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
2 12 (52.17%) ISEB
3 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) IBM