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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.15 £32.50 £48.08
% change year-on-year
+29.69% -32.39%
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
28 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 90.32% 66.67% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 15
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HND
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Telerik