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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 26 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.44% 0.60% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.78% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.56%
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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
175 128 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 83.73% 77.11% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 60 85
Average daily rate £350 £328 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +25.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.53 - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (78.57%) RUP
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Coaching
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Lotus
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) MS Office
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) C++

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) TestPartner
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
3 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) RUP
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Coaching
4 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle