The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 3 months to 23 June 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)
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 27 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 2.96% 1.57% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 1.72% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £378 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.92% +20.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £345 £338
% change year-on-year -1.44% +2.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% +21.31%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 174 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 86.67% 91.10% 84.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 139 88
Median daily rate £400 £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Crawley

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Crawley

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Crawley over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (75.00%) Documentum
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) OpenText
2 3 (75.00%) Maximo
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Application Rationalisation
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 3 (75.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maximo
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) HR Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Payroll Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Application Rationalisation
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) OpenText