The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gosport 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 28 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)
Hampshire / Gosport
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gosport - 3.33% 44.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.57% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £336
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.08%  
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 Gosport with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gosport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 0 56 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gosport - 93.33% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 92 43
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Gosport

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Gosport

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Gosport