Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 22 November 2017 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)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 48 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.86% 0.27% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.33% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Brighton median daily rate £275 - £363
10th Percentile £263 - £313
90th Percentile £358 - £388
East Sussex median daily rate £350 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 296 305 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 85.06% 82.66% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 189 294
Brighton median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £553 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £398 £365
% change year-on-year -5.66% +8.90% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £21.43 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.00% +1.34% +34.42%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.79 £16.00
90th Percentile £101.25 £38.85 £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.36 £23.00
% change year-on-year -20.39% -7.15% +46.12%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Brighton

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MiFID
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) MiFID