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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 34 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.88% 3.66% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 5.13% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +97.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +8.52%
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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
204 117 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 83.95% 71.34% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 64
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.56% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 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 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) RUP
2 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
2 7 (63.64%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) General Ledger

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Tester
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) RUP
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
1 7 (63.64%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
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