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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 38 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 14 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.81% 3.82% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 4.76% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Average daily rate £348 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £370 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £314
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £61.15
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -46.85%
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
374 273 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.95% 80.29% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 176 114
Average daily rate £390 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 12 £348 - 7
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
4 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 12 (25.53%) ETL
5 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
5 12 (25.53%) ERwin
5 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
5 12 (25.53%) C++
5 12 (25.53%) PL/SQL
5 12 (25.53%) Oracle
5 12 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
6 11 (23.40%) Informatica
7 9 (19.15%) CRM
7 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (17.02%) Java
8 8 (17.02%) Data Security
8 8 (17.02%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
10 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
10 6 (12.77%) Finance
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Web Services
11 5 (10.64%) ISEB
11 5 (10.64%) Scrum
11 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
11 5 (10.64%) System Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Data Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (8.51%) nginx
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) SAS
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) ERwin
2 4 (8.51%) Artifactory
2 4 (8.51%) GitLab
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 23 (48.94%) Test Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Tester
4 9 (19.15%) Test Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) ETL Tester
6 4 (8.51%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) ETL Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
8 2 (4.26%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.26%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) UAT Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) REST
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
2 12 (25.53%) ETL
2 12 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
4 9 (19.15%) CRM
4 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Data Security
5 8 (17.02%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.64%) System Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.51%) Load Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) C++
2 12 (25.53%) PL/SQL
2 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.02%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Nagios
1 4 (8.51%) Opsview
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Oracle
3 11 (23.40%) Informatica
4 2 (4.26%) HP
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