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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 91 21 69
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +48
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 7 70 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 6.08% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 7.52% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 37 3
Average daily rate
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£294 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £206 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £297 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+21.80% +18.75%
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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
1109 931 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.63% 80.82% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 637 334
Average daily rate £370 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £110.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) QA
3 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) ABAP
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Agresso
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Tester
1 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) UAT Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (5.88%) BAPI
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) ABAP
2 1 (5.88%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) ION Trading
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