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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 6 12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 6.06% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.33% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.30% +10.83%
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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
21 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 87.50% 72.73% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 15
Average daily rate £425 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £19.63 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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