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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 51 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.05% 2.57% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.17% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 12
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £365 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -17.03%
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
1373 821 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.12% 81.21% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 540 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 27 (44.26%) SQL
3 22 (36.07%) Test Management
4 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
4 20 (32.79%) Visual Studio
5 16 (26.23%) ETL
5 16 (26.23%) Manual Testing
6 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
6 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
7 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (18.03%) QA
9 11 (18.03%) Selenium
10 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (14.75%) Finance
11 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (13.11%) eggPlant
12 8 (13.11%) Tableau
12 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
12 8 (13.11%) Regression Testing
12 8 (13.11%) ERwin
12 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
12 8 (13.11%) Oracle
12 8 (13.11%) C++
13 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
13 7 (11.48%) Banking

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Visual Studio
2 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (18.03%) Selenium
4 8 (13.11%) ERwin
4 8 (13.11%) eggPlant
5 7 (11.48%) Appium
6 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Analyst
2 37 (60.66%) Test Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Tester
4 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Manual Tester
8 1 (1.64%) Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Test Specialist
8 1 (1.64%) SAS Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Business Test Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) J2EE
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.64%) BAPI
2 1 (1.64%) jQuery
2 1 (1.64%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Test Management
2 16 (26.23%) Manual Testing
2 16 (26.23%) ETL
3 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
4 13 (21.31%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.11%) Regression Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.84%) Data Security
7 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.56%) CRM
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.92%) RUP
9 3 (4.92%) Coaching
10 2 (3.28%) Automation Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
3 8 (13.11%) C++
4 7 (11.48%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.92%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) ABAP
6 1 (1.64%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Tableau
3 5 (8.20%) Informatica
4 2 (3.28%) Lotus
4 2 (3.28%) Capita
4 2 (3.28%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
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