The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 29 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.55% 2.07% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.91% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£308 £259 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -19.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 103 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 68.91% 71.03% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 56
Average daily rate £320 £313 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.62 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £29.00 £17.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

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
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 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £300 - 1
Harrogate - - - - 3
Middlesbrough - - - -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 24 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB
1 2 (22.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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