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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 31 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.79% 3.13% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 4.44% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate
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- £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £113.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-66.96% +254.68%
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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
180 135 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 80.36% 70.31% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 97
Average daily rate £400 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.72 £175.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.44% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £87.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.01 £175.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) RUP
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) BeanShell

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Tester
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (10.00%) SPML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) ODBC
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) RUP
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) BeanShell
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Novell
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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