The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Huddersfield region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield - - 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+16.53% +16.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 81.48% 55.56% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 13
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Test Scripting
West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Huddersfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

Test Scripting
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft