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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 1.39% 5.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £180 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +30.70%
Test Scripting
Manchester

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
66 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.67% 91.07% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 20
Median daily rate £440 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Test Scripting
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Salford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL