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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 31 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.72% 5.68% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 8.00% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
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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
177 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 76.29% 71.02% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 64 78
Average daily rate £400 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.50 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) ODBC
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) JSP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) UAT Tester
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) ODBC
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) SPML
4 1 (12.50%) SailPoint
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) BeanShell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Novell
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