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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 17 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.95% 3.30% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 4.02% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £300 £288 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +30.70%
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
76 174 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 72.38% 82.08% 80.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 107 94
Median daily rate £375 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £19.67 £23.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -28.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £50.50 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) Web Testing
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Groovy
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) MSTest
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Web Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Groovy
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB