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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 39 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 10 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.24% 5.44% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 6.99% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Median daily rate £385 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £273 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +10.90%
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
359 329 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.49% 77.78% 60.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 210 108
Median daily rate £415 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £17.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -29.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £7.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 10 £385 +33.91%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) CRM
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (26.09%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Unix
5 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
5 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
5 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) DataStage
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
1 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) ERwin
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Tester
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) CRM Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (17.39%) OAT Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
1 6 (26.09%) REST
1 6 (26.09%) SOAP
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) CRM
2 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) System Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Management
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.04%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Talend