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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 32 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.67% 1.62% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 1.92% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.11%
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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
218 156 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.82% 84.32% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 67 62
Average daily rate £350 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.61 £14.50 £11.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.07 £14.50 £14.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 17 (80.95%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (76.19%) Unit Testing
3 15 (71.43%) T-SQL
4 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Regression Testing
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 10 (47.62%) System Testing
6 10 (47.62%) Integration Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
7 8 (38.10%) RUP
8 7 (33.33%) Coaching
9 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
11 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
12 1 (4.76%) OOD
12 1 (4.76%) ERP
12 1 (4.76%) CRM
12 1 (4.76%) MS Office
12 1 (4.76%) Windows

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
1 16 (76.19%) Data Warehouse
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) TestPartner
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Analyst
2 17 (80.95%) Test Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Data Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (76.19%) Unit Testing
3 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (52.38%) Regression Testing
5 10 (47.62%) Integration Testing
5 10 (47.62%) System Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) RUP
7 7 (33.33%) Coaching
8 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.76%) UML
10 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (4.76%) CRM
10 1 (4.76%) ERP
10 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Lotus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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