Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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)
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - +7 +21
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 6 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 4.35% - 10.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Woking median daily rate £375 - £400
Surrey median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Woking median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate - - -

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 Woking with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Woking
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 98 119 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 71.01% 87.50% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 88 69
Woking median daily rate £360 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +3.13% +12.68%
10th Percentile £209 £319 £275
90th Percentile £455 £478 £476
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Woking median hourly rate - £18.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.67% +25.00%
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Woking

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in Woking

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Scripting in Woking

Test Scripting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Test Scripting in Woking

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 Woking region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) CANoe
2 5 (83.33%) ISO 26262
2 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
2 5 (83.33%) Simulink
2 5 (83.33%) Automotive
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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:

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) CANoe
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Validation Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Verification Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Validation Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) MATLAB
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft