The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 74 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 28 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.72% 3.11% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.80% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 10
Average daily rate
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£278 £295 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £30.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +2.56%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1361 869 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.75% 81.90% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 595 376
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Leeds region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
2 11 (30.56%) Test Management
3 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (22.22%) QA
5 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.67%) Banking
7 6 (16.67%) Retail
7 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.67%) Selenium
7 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
8 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.11%) ETL
9 4 (11.11%) Tableau
9 4 (11.11%) eggPlant
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
10 3 (8.33%) Appium
10 3 (8.33%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (16.67%) Selenium
4 4 (11.11%) eggPlant
5 3 (8.33%) Appium
6 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
2 24 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Functional Tester
5 1 (2.78%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Test Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Manual Tester
5 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (2.78%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Solaris
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Test Management
2 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Web Testing
8 2 (5.56%) V-Model
8 2 (5.56%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.78%) DevOps
9 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) ABAP
4 1 (2.78%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Tableau
3 2 (5.56%) Capita
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Lotus
4 1 (2.78%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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