The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bradford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.60% 2.58% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 3.29% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £265 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -2.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 152 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 72.89% 78.35% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 83 51
Average daily rate £338 £255 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £188 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £8.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 19 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) STB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree