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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 10 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.86% 2.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £295 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +24.28%

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
64 70 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 90.14% 78.65% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 114
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Test Scripting
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 8 (80.00%) SOAP
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (80.00%) QA
1 8 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Groovy
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk

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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA