The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 42 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.87% 1.91% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 2.53% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 20
Average daily rate
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£280 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
861 673 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.35% 75.79% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 368 487
Average daily rate £340 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £26.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £41.20 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Test Scripting
West Yorkshire

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.56%) SQL
3 32 (29.63%) BDD
4 26 (24.07%) Test Strategy
4 26 (24.07%) QA
5 24 (22.22%) Java
6 22 (20.37%) Scrum
6 22 (20.37%) TDD
7 19 (17.59%) .NET
8 18 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (15.74%) User Stories
9 17 (15.74%) C#
10 16 (14.81%) Selenium
11 15 (13.89%) Performance Testing
12 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing
13 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
13 13 (12.04%) Manual Testing
13 13 (12.04%) Web Services
13 13 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (11.11%) JMeter
15 11 (10.19%) Oracle
16 10 (9.26%) ISEB
16 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (7.41%) Cucumber
17 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
17 8 (7.41%) Statistics
17 8 (7.41%) Windows
17 8 (7.41%) LoadRunner
18 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database 11g

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.85%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Selenium
2 12 (11.11%) JMeter
3 8 (7.41%) LoadRunner
3 8 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.56%) NeoLoad
5 5 (4.63%) JIRA
5 5 (4.63%) JProfiler
6 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.70%) Maven
6 4 (3.70%) RSpec
6 4 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 58 (53.70%) Tester
2 24 (22.22%) Analyst
2 24 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 20 (18.52%) Performance Tester
4 19 (17.59%) Manual Tester
5 18 (16.67%) Functional Tester
6 14 (12.96%) Test Leader
7 8 (7.41%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Functional Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Functional Test Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Automated Tester
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Tester
10 3 (2.78%) Systems Tester
10 3 (2.78%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Performance Tester
10 3 (2.78%) Non-Functional Tester
11 2 (1.85%) Performance Test Consultant
11 2 (1.85%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) .NET
2 13 (12.04%) Web Services
3 4 (3.70%) XML
4 3 (2.78%) CSS
4 3 (2.78%) HTML
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.85%) Middleware
6 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.41%) Statistics
3 7 (6.48%) Open Source
4 5 (4.63%) NHS
5 2 (1.85%) AS400
5 2 (1.85%) STB
5 2 (1.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (3.70%) UNIX
2 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.78%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) BDD
3 26 (24.07%) Test Strategy
4 22 (20.37%) Scrum
4 22 (20.37%) TDD
5 17 (15.74%) User Stories
6 15 (13.89%) Performance Testing
7 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing
8 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
8 13 (12.04%) Manual Testing
9 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.48%) Software Testing
11 7 (6.48%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.48%) Test Management
12 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.70%) Automation Testing
13 4 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (3.70%) Migration
13 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) SQL
2 24 (22.22%) Java
3 17 (15.74%) C#
4 4 (3.70%) C++
4 4 (3.70%) PHP
5 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.85%) VB
6 2 (1.85%) Python
6 2 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) ISEB
2 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.78%) Citrix
3 2 (1.85%) Splunk
3 2 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
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