The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reigate 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 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.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Surrey / Reigate
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reigate 4.76% 3.13% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 3.70% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.57% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reigate with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reigate
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 42 27 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 100.00% 84.38% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 24
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £196 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reigate 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 Reigate

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Reigate

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reigate

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Reigate

Test Scripting
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reigate region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Protractor
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Protractor
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP