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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 26 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.57% 3.74% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 4.70% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £233 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £207 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £259 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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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
150 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 78.53% 79.68% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 76 51
Average daily rate £350 £265 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £195 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) ODBC
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) STB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) ODBC
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
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