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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 75 85 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 22 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.54% 1.45% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.76% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 4
Median daily rate £279 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.16% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £372 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.88 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.82% +24.28%

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
1200 1588 1491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.80% 82.28% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 1096 1010
Median daily rate £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.07 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -3 15 £270 -13.94% 21
Halifax +8 7 £295 -1.66% 2
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) QA
3 19 (36.54%) Selenium
4 18 (34.62%) Manual Testing
5 15 (28.85%) SoapUI
6 13 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (23.08%) Scrum
7 12 (23.08%) Java
7 12 (23.08%) SDLC
8 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
9 10 (19.23%) SOAP
10 9 (17.31%) SQL
10 9 (17.31%) BDD
10 9 (17.31%) TDD
10 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
11 8 (15.38%) Groovy
11 8 (15.38%) XML
12 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
12 7 (13.46%) Web Testing
12 7 (13.46%) User Stories
13 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (11.54%) Scala
13 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.54%) .NET
13 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
14 5 (9.62%) Finance

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 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Selenium
2 15 (28.85%) SoapUI
3 13 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
5 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.69%) JUnit
7 4 (7.69%) RSpec
7 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.77%) Hudson
9 2 (3.85%) Appium
9 2 (3.85%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.85%) JIRA
9 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.85%) Robot Framework
10 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.92%) GitLab
10 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Analyst
2 23 (44.23%) Test Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Test Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Tester
4 8 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Automation Tester
6 6 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.77%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) SOAP
2 8 (15.38%) XML
3 6 (11.54%) .NET
4 5 (9.62%) Gherkin
5 4 (7.69%) JSON
6 3 (5.77%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) REST
7 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Manual Testing
3 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 12 (23.08%) SDLC
5 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
5 9 (17.31%) BDD
5 9 (17.31%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (17.31%) TDD
6 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
7 7 (13.46%) User Stories
7 7 (13.46%) Web Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
10 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.69%) Kanban
10 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Groovy
4 6 (11.54%) Scala
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) XPath
6 2 (3.85%) XQuery
7 1 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (42.31%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) HP
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