Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 20 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.83% 0.38% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.46% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 11
East Sussex median daily rate £350 - £325
10th Percentile £263 - £304
90th Percentile £493 - £388
South East median daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate £18.04 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.24% +27.59% +104.08%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 471 438 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 86.11% 84.23% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 278 394
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +6.10%
10th Percentile £263 £246 £225
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.36 £22.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.39% -3.25% +40.23%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £72.50 £42.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in East Sussex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +7 3 £275 - 1
Hastings - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) JD Edwards
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Component Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (10.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DSL
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) ERP Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Component Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle