The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 24 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.21% 4.28% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 4.80% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
Test Scripting
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 229 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 82.35% 89.11% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 102 70
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.72 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.55% -66.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) TestPartner
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (44.44%) System Testing
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Groovy
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle