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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 51 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 19 55 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.68% 3.39% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 3.90% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 44 11
Median daily rate £300 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.44 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +34.85%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
961 1412 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.74% 87.11% 82.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 949 692
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 32 (71.11%) Selenium
2 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) Java
4 17 (37.78%) WebDriver
5 14 (31.11%) Cucumber
5 14 (31.11%) BDD
6 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
6 13 (28.89%) QA
6 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
7 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
7 12 (26.67%) TDD
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum
7 12 (26.67%) SDLC
8 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
9 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 10 (22.22%) SQL
9 10 (22.22%) ISEB
10 9 (20.00%) Web Testing
11 8 (17.78%) User Stories
11 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
11 8 (17.78%) XML
12 7 (15.56%) JIRA
12 7 (15.56%) Scala
12 7 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
13 6 (13.33%) Security Testing
13 6 (13.33%) JSON
13 6 (13.33%) RSpec
13 6 (13.33%) .NET
13 6 (13.33%) JUnit
13 6 (13.33%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (71.11%) Selenium
2 17 (37.78%) WebDriver
3 14 (31.11%) Cucumber
4 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
5 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
6 7 (15.56%) JIRA
7 6 (13.33%) JUnit
7 6 (13.33%) RSpec
8 4 (8.89%) HP UFT
8 4 (8.89%) Hudson
8 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
9 2 (4.44%) Robot Framework
9 2 (4.44%) Subversion
10 1 (2.22%) Ant
10 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.22%) JMeter
10 1 (2.22%) Maven
10 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Games
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 17 (37.78%) Test Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Test Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 9 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) JSON
3 5 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) RESTful
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) IVR
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) BDD
3 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
3 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) SDLC
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
5 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
7 8 (17.78%) User Stories
8 7 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (13.33%) Security Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 5 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Kanban
11 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) Scala
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) C
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) Groovy
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) VBScript
7 2 (4.44%) XPath
7 2 (4.44%) XQuery
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
2 5 (11.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) HP
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft