The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Salford 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 8 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.38% - 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £26.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -24.08%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 81.25% 87.18% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 20
Average daily rate £338 £324 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 7 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing