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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 81 44 65
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 30 68 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.44% 3.94% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 4.95% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 23
Average daily rate
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£275 £280 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £181 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +266.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.98%
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
1753 1373 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.16% 79.46% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 939 592
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 36
Average hourly rate £23.13 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Leeds -50 18 £300 +7.14% 11
Bradford -4 6 £325 +4.00% 1
Halifax -5 5 £270 -10.00% 2
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
4 12 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Coaching
5 11 (23.40%) RUP
6 10 (21.28%) Banking
6 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
6 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
7 9 (19.15%) QA
7 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
9 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Retail
10 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.51%) System Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (8.51%) ISEB
12 3 (6.38%) MS Office
12 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
12 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
1 12 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) IDMS
3 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.13%) TestPartner
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (14.89%) Retail
5 3 (6.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Analyst
2 35 (74.47%) Test Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Tester
4 5 (10.64%) Business Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Manual Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) SAS Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.13%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) J2EE
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (2.13%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) IVR
2 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Scrum
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
3 11 (23.40%) RUP
3 11 (23.40%) Coaching
4 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
5 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) System Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Web Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Test Management
9 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
9 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) ABAP
4 1 (2.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Citrix
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Capita
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Lotus
3 1 (2.13%) ION Trading
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 21 hours ago