Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - +18 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 16 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 28.57% - 22.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.04% - 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 12
Andover median daily rate £360 - £400
10th Percentile £315 - £290
90th Percentile £522 - £533
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.50 £18.04 £35.69
% change year-on-year +13.64% -49.45% -9.36%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 47 46 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 83.93% 95.83% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 46
Andover median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £315 £309 £300
90th Percentile £504 £541 £484
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £47.50 - £18.75
90th Percentile £52.50 - £26.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £36.56 £40.00 £34.37
% change year-on-year -8.60% +16.38% +24.98%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Andover

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Scripting in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Andover

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Andover over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Andover

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (75.00%) RESTful
4 12 (75.00%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (75.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (75.00%) Oracle
4 12 (75.00%) Web Services
4 12 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (75.00%) ISEB
4 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) User Stories
4 12 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (68.75%) Agile Testing
5 11 (68.75%) Manual Testing
5 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) JMeter
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (25.00%) BlazeMeter

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (25.00%) eggPlant
2 4 (25.00%) JMeter
2 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (25.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) RESTful
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 12 (75.00%) User Stories
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Manual Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle