Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 12.12% 3.85% 19.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.04% 3.92% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Andover median daily rate £345 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.72% -7.33% -
10th Percentile £315 £318 £284
90th Percentile £368 £367 £495
Hampshire median daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +4.23% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.50 £17.06 £37.00
% change year-on-year +20.16% -53.89% -6.02%

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 57 51 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 86.36% 98.08% 91.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 38
Andover median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £315 £329 £244
90th Percentile £475 £569 £477
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Andover median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.62 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.95% +11.11% +39.97%

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 23 October 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 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle