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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 60 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 26 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.57% 2.19% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.74% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 41
Average daily rate
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£300 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £376 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.71% -34.45%
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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
794 729 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.46% 79.85% 78.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 398 490
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £31.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014, 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 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.33%) SQL
3 24 (26.67%) QA
4 20 (22.22%) BDD
5 19 (21.11%) Java
6 18 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (16.67%) Scrum
8 15 (16.67%) Selenium
8 15 (16.67%) TDD
8 15 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 14 (15.56%) Performance Testing
10 13 (14.44%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (14.44%) .NET
11 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (13.33%) Manual Testing
12 11 (12.22%) C#
12 11 (12.22%) Oracle
12 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
12 11 (12.22%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (11.11%) User Stories
14 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
15 8 (8.89%) Migration
15 8 (8.89%) Statistics
15 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database
16 7 (7.78%) Test Planning
16 7 (7.78%) Data Analysis
16 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (7.78%) ETL
16 7 (7.78%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
1 1 (1.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Selenium
2 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.44%) JMeter
4 4 (4.44%) Maven
4 4 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.33%) NeoLoad
5 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.33%) JProfiler
6 2 (2.22%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (1.11%) Toad
7 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (53.33%) Tester
2 30 (33.33%) Analyst
2 30 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 12 (13.33%) Manual Tester
5 11 (12.22%) Functional Tester
6 6 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Automated Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.33%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.33%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Non-Functional Tester
9 2 (2.22%) Performance Test Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) UAT Test Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) SOAP
4 3 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.22%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) CSS
5 2 (2.22%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) LAMP
6 1 (1.11%) Ajax
6 1 (1.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.89%) Statistics
3 6 (6.67%) NHS
4 4 (4.44%) Open Source
5 2 (2.22%) iSeries
5 2 (2.22%) AS400
5 2 (2.22%) STB
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) BDD
3 18 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 15 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 15 (16.67%) Scrum
4 15 (16.67%) TDD
5 14 (15.56%) Performance Testing
6 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 10 (11.11%) User Stories
8 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.89%) Migration
10 7 (7.78%) ETL
10 7 (7.78%) Data Analysis
10 7 (7.78%) Test Planning
11 6 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.56%) Test Management
12 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.33%) SQL
2 19 (21.11%) Java
3 11 (12.22%) C#
4 3 (3.33%) C++
4 3 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle
2 3 (3.33%) HP
2 3 (3.33%) Citrix
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (1.11%) Informatica
4 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
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