The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.63% 3.16% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 3.97% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £355 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
Test Scripting
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 126 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 86.08% 79.75% 84.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 96 125
Median daily rate £400 £360 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the Halifax region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SAS Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center