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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 27 26
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.35% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.72% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £297 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
- +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +124.19%
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
80 116 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 75.47% 78.38% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 90 93
Median daily rate £420 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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