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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 31 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.51% 3.91% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 5.08% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate £345 £216 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.53% -12.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
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
144 197 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 73.85% 76.95% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 138 126
Average daily rate £350 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £11.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +242.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £38.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA