Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 3.13% 7.79% 21.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 8.11% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 9
Andover median daily rate - £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% +15.38%
Hampshire median daily rate £405 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +15.71% +3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £46.69 £16.08 £34.37
% change year-on-year +190.36% -53.22% +1.84%

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 60 74 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 93.75% 96.10% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 40
Andover median daily rate £381 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £330 £286
90th Percentile £475 £563 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +66.67%

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Software AG
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) F#
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) F#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP ALM
1 2 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Software AG
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) webMethods