The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.69% 1.28% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 1.72% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £248 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% +2.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.07% +18.26%
Test Scripting
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 174 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 71.89% 74.04% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 110 50
Average daily rate £400 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.36 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -92.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the North Yorkshire region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the North Yorkshire region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +3 5 £315 +27.27%
Harrogate - 1 - - 2
Skipton - 1 £325 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 6 (37.50%) QA
1 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (18.75%) SaaS
4 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) SysML
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) W3C
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (18.75%) SysML
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus