The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 100 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -63
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 30 24 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 1.19% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.40% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 48
Median daily rate £300 £315 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £369 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1727 1718 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.95% 85.26% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 1178 1009
Median daily rate £425 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +14.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Leeds +17 25 £300 -4.38% 9
Bradford +8 3 £275 -12.00% 3
Halifax -1 1 £355 +14.51%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Selenium
3 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (25.86%) Finance
4 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 13 (22.41%) BDD
5 12 (20.69%) Scrum
6 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
7 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
7 9 (15.52%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (15.52%) SDLC
8 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 8 (13.79%) HP
8 8 (13.79%) ISEB
8 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
9 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
9 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.07%) QA
9 7 (12.07%) .NET
9 7 (12.07%) TDD
9 7 (12.07%) Test Planning
10 6 (10.34%) Automation Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.34%) IVR
10 6 (10.34%) Java
10 6 (10.34%) System Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 2 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
1 2 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Selenium
2 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
3 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.90%) HP UFT
4 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
4 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.17%) Subversion
6 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.72%) Hudson
7 1 (1.72%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) JMeter
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) RSpec
7 1 (1.72%) TestPartner
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Analyst
2 27 (46.55%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Tester
4 9 (15.52%) Test Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Telecoms Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Telecoms Test Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Test Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Systems Tester
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Manual Tester
9 3 (5.17%) Maximo Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) REST
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) IVR
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (22.41%) BDD
4 12 (20.69%) Scrum
5 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
5 9 (15.52%) SDLC
5 9 (15.52%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (12.07%) TDD
6 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.07%) Test Planning
7 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Automation Testing
7 6 (10.34%) System Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
8 5 (8.62%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) C
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby
5 2 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
2 8 (13.79%) ISEB
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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