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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 16 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.69% 3.31% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 4.04% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £295 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +30.70%
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
56 99 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 87.50% 81.82% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 76 98
Median daily rate £350 £356 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £297 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA