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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.35% 1.39% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.65% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Median daily rate £270 £314 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.94% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £363 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +20.00%

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
943 1154 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.95% 84.60% 86.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 808 673
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.38 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Selenium
3 12 (32.43%) QA
3 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
4 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
4 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Java
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) SDLC
6 9 (24.32%) BDD
7 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
7 8 (21.62%) TDD
7 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
8 7 (18.92%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.92%) Automation Testing
9 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
9 6 (16.22%) Web Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
9 6 (16.22%) XML
10 5 (13.51%) User Stories
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) .NET
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Scala
10 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
10 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Selenium
2 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
3 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
4 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
5 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
6 4 (10.81%) JUnit
6 4 (10.81%) RSpec
6 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (8.11%) Hudson
8 2 (5.41%) Appium
8 2 (5.41%) FitNesse
8 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.41%) Robot Framework
9 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.70%) GitLab
9 1 (2.70%) JIRA
9 1 (2.70%) JMeter
9 1 (2.70%) Maven
9 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Tester
4 9 (24.32%) Test Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
5 6 (16.22%) QA Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Quality Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
3 4 (10.81%) JSON
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) SOAP
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Manual Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) SDLC
4 9 (24.32%) BDD
5 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) Automation Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.22%) Web Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
8 5 (13.51%) User Stories
9 4 (10.81%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Scala
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) XPath
5 2 (5.41%) XQuery
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) HP
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