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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 94 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -70
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 24 8 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 0.59% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.68% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 37
Median daily rate £300 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £269 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £369 £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.71%
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
1333 1173 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 86.00% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 807 651
Median daily rate £425 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
Median hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £26.60 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Selenium
3 17 (26.56%) Waterfall
4 14 (21.88%) Finance
5 13 (20.31%) LoadRunner
5 13 (20.31%) Test Strategy
6 12 (18.75%) SDLC
6 12 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (15.63%) ISEB
8 10 (15.63%) Test Planning
9 9 (14.06%) BDD
9 9 (14.06%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (14.06%) HP
9 9 (14.06%) Web Services
9 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (12.50%) Scrum
10 8 (12.50%) SQL
10 8 (12.50%) .NET
11 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Analytics
11 7 (10.94%) User Stories
11 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
11 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.94%) HP UFT
11 7 (10.94%) JMeter
11 7 (10.94%) Use Case
11 7 (10.94%) Automated Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
11 7 (10.94%) Load Testing

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 (1.56%) nginx
1 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Maximo
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.56%) MySQL
1 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (40.63%) Selenium
2 13 (20.31%) LoadRunner
3 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
3 7 (10.94%) HP UFT
3 7 (10.94%) JMeter
4 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.13%) Subversion
7 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.56%) GitLab
7 1 (1.56%) Hudson
7 1 (1.56%) JUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.56%) RSpec
7 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Analyst
2 24 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) Test Manager
4 9 (14.06%) Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Agile Test Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Digital Business Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Test Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Web Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Telecoms Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Telecoms Test Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Web Test Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Systems Tester
10 3 (4.69%) Maximo Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Web Services
2 8 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) REST
4 2 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) HTML
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) IVR
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) CentOS
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) Waterfall
3 13 (20.31%) Test Strategy
4 12 (18.75%) SDLC
5 11 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (15.63%) Test Planning
7 9 (14.06%) BDD
7 9 (14.06%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Scrum
9 7 (10.94%) Analytics
9 7 (10.94%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Load Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Use Case
9 7 (10.94%) User Stories
10 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.38%) Open Source
10 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (9.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) C
4 2 (3.13%) PHP
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 10 (15.63%) ISEB
3 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 5 (7.81%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Nagios
2 1 (1.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) HP
2 4 (6.25%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Remedy
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
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