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 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 88 88 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -49
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 23 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 1.18% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.37% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 34
Median daily rate £315 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +6.08%
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
1318 1314 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.98% 85.99% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 977 702
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.25 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 19 (41.30%) Selenium
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (21.74%) BDD
4 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
4 10 (21.74%) Finance
4 10 (21.74%) HP
4 10 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
6 8 (17.39%) IVR
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 8 (17.39%) ISEB
7 7 (15.22%) SDLC
7 7 (15.22%) SQL
7 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) Test Planning
7 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
8 6 (13.04%) .NET
8 6 (13.04%) Java
9 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
9 5 (10.87%) QA
10 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Test Management
10 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared

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 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Selenium
2 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
4 4 (8.70%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.70%) Subversion
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Hudson
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (2.17%) RSpec
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Analyst
2 23 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Telecoms Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Manual Test Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Test Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Tester
5 6 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Maximo Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) IVR
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (21.74%) BDD
3 10 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (17.39%) TDD
5 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) SDLC
5 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
5 7 (15.22%) Test Planning
6 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Defect Management
7 4 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Test Management
7 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) C
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 8 (17.39%) ISEB
3 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) HP
2 3 (6.52%) IBM
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft