The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 30 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.99% 5.84% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 8.74% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £61.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 206 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 73.13% 66.88% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 106 117
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £191 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 21
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Yorkshire region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 8 £300 -
Doncaster - - - -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) IIS
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Ajax
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) WPF
5 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (46.67%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) Ajax
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Logistics
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Data Management
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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