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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 53 73
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 16 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.48% 2.85% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 3.36% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 8
Median daily rate £375 £358 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +13.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £279 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £526 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £30.72
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +22.07%

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
916 1219 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.58% 84.83% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 832 688
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £9.72 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.40 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Selenium
3 16 (39.02%) WebDriver
3 16 (39.02%) Cucumber
3 16 (39.02%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) QA
5 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
6 11 (26.83%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 11 (26.83%) BDD
6 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
6 11 (26.83%) SDLC
7 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
8 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
9 8 (19.51%) User Stories
9 8 (19.51%) Automation Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Web Testing
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 7 (17.07%) XML
10 7 (17.07%) Scala
10 7 (17.07%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (14.63%) RSpec
11 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
11 6 (14.63%) Security Testing
11 6 (14.63%) JSON
11 6 (14.63%) JUnit
11 6 (14.63%) Python
11 6 (14.63%) Finance

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 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Selenium
2 16 (39.02%) Cucumber
2 16 (39.02%) WebDriver
3 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
4 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
5 6 (14.63%) JUnit
5 6 (14.63%) RSpec
6 4 (9.76%) Hudson
6 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
8 2 (4.88%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.88%) JIRA
8 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.88%) Robot Framework
9 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.44%) GitLab
9 1 (2.44%) LoadUI
9 1 (2.44%) Maven
9 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Games
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Test Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Test Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Tester
4 9 (21.95%) Automation Tester
4 9 (21.95%) QA Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) QA Test Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (12.20%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (9.76%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (7.32%) Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) XML
2 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
2 6 (14.63%) JSON
3 5 (12.20%) .NET
4 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) RESTful
5 2 (4.88%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
2 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
3 11 (26.83%) BDD
3 11 (26.83%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) SDLC
3 11 (26.83%) TDD
4 10 (24.39%) Manual Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Automation Testing
5 8 (19.51%) User Stories
5 8 (19.51%) Web Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (14.63%) Security Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
9 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Kanban
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) Scala
4 6 (14.63%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) C
7 2 (4.88%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) Groovy
7 2 (4.88%) VBScript
7 2 (4.88%) XPath
7 2 (4.88%) XQuery
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) HP
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