The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 75 70 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 39 55 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.11% 2.52% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 3.16% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 27
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £463 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -21.83% +7.40%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1472 1739 1762
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.83% 79.77% 81.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 1170 1010
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 68 87
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover - 9 £400 -
Basingstoke +7 5 £314 -10.28% 1
Hook +6 5 £470 +51.61%
Southampton +8 3 £293 +22.51% 4
Fareham - 3 £375 - 1
Havant -4 1 - -
Portsmouth -10 1 £400 +50.94% 2
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 47 (61.84%) Security Cleared
2 34 (44.74%) SC Cleared
2 34 (44.74%) Oracle
3 32 (42.11%) Windows
4 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (38.16%) SQL
5 29 (38.16%) Selenium
6 24 (31.58%) HP
7 23 (30.26%) F#
8 22 (28.95%) Integration Testing
8 22 (28.95%) ISEB
9 21 (27.63%) Migration
9 21 (27.63%) VMware
9 21 (27.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (27.63%) Defect Tracking
10 20 (26.32%) Regression Testing
10 20 (26.32%) HP UFT
11 18 (23.68%) C#
11 18 (23.68%) Test Strategy
11 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
12 17 (22.37%) SpecFlow
13 16 (21.05%) Scrum
13 16 (21.05%) Linux
13 16 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (21.05%) Software Testing
14 15 (19.74%) BDD
14 15 (19.74%) .NET
15 14 (18.42%) Oracle APEX
16 13 (17.11%) VBScript

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) Confluence
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) PuTTY
1 11 (14.47%) WinSCP
2 8 (10.53%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (1.32%) ATM
4 1 (1.32%) DVB
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (38.16%) Selenium
2 21 (27.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (26.32%) HP UFT
4 17 (22.37%) SpecFlow
5 14 (18.42%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (14.47%) TeamCity
7 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
8 8 (10.53%) JIRA
8 8 (10.53%) Toad
9 7 (9.21%) MSI
10 6 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (7.89%) SoapUI
11 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
12 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
13 3 (3.95%) Ant
13 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (3.95%) Robot Framework
13 3 (3.95%) SilkTest
13 3 (3.95%) TestNG
14 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Tester
2 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 17 (22.37%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Automation Tester
4 9 (11.84%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Test Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Test Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) Middleware
2 6 (7.89%) Web Services
3 3 (3.95%) XML
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) REST
4 2 (2.63%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.32%) JSON
5 1 (1.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Life Science
1 3 (3.95%) User Experience
1 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Smartcard
2 2 (2.63%) STB
3 1 (1.32%) EPoS
3 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Linux
3 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.95%) Unix
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) Integration Testing
3 21 (27.63%) Defect Tracking
3 21 (27.63%) Migration
4 20 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
5 18 (23.68%) Test Strategy
6 16 (21.05%) Scrum
6 16 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 16 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (19.74%) BDD
8 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (13.16%) Validation
10 9 (11.84%) Smoke Testing
10 9 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (11.84%) User Stories
11 8 (10.53%) DevOps
11 8 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) SQL
2 23 (30.26%) F#
3 18 (23.68%) C#
4 13 (17.11%) VBScript
5 9 (11.84%) Java
6 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.89%) Python
8 4 (5.26%) VB
9 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.63%) C++
10 2 (2.63%) PHP
11 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (61.84%) Security Cleared
2 34 (44.74%) SC Cleared
3 22 (28.95%) ISEB
4 16 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
6 9 (11.84%) DV Cleared
7 8 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.63%) Degree
8 2 (2.63%) HNC
9 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.63%) Docker
6 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.26%) vRealize
3 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Oracle
2 24 (31.58%) HP
3 21 (27.63%) VMware
4 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.21%) Intel Security
5 7 (9.21%) Remedy
6 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.95%) Lumension
7 3 (3.95%) SAP
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) IBM
9 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.32%) Citrix
9 1 (1.32%) Qualys
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