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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.28% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -38.14%
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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
16 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 59.26% 94.74% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 17
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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