The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 13 11
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 2.86% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.03% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +62.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 72.73% 94.29% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Test Scripting
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing