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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.07% 5.56% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 6.94% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£255 £235 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -13.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £24.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-31.48% -35.33%
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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
155 144 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 80.31% 80.00% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 44
Average daily rate £355 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) ODBC
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) ODBC
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) SPML
4 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) STB
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Novell