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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.29% 1.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.11%
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
403 252 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 77.95% 70.79% 64.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 157 154
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 18
Average hourly rate £15.39 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £24.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015. 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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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 -9 12 £513 +86.36% 2
Rotherham - 3 - -
Doncaster - 1 £193 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 18 (45.00%) Oracle
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Revenue Management
3 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (25.00%) C++
3 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
4 9 (22.50%) ETL
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (22.50%) ERwin
5 8 (20.00%) Informatica
5 8 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (20.00%) .NET
5 8 (20.00%) OO
5 8 (20.00%) WCF
5 8 (20.00%) WPF
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Data Security
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (15.00%) Tuxedo
7 6 (15.00%) Mainframe
7 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) System Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) Tuxedo
2 3 (7.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Office
1 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) ERwin
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
3 6 (15.00%) Tester
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Change Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Mainframe Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
1 8 (20.00%) WCF
1 8 (20.00%) WPF
2 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (25.00%) Revenue Management
3 9 (22.50%) ETL
3 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
4 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Data Security
6 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.50%) System Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.00%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 3 (7.50%) Process Management
9 3 (7.50%) Change Management
9 3 (7.50%) SDLC
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C++
2 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
2 9 (22.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus