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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 91 34 67
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +33
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 24 81 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.21% 4.53% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 5.82% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 48 18
Average daily rate
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£315 £280 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £197 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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
1656 1392 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.38% 77.77% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 976 507
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -30.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bradford - 9 £313 - 3
Leeds -65 8 £314 +14.09% 3
Halifax -8 6 £310 -3.12%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Scrum
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Coaching
5 11 (34.38%) RUP
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
7 9 (28.13%) QA
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Banking
11 5 (15.63%) ISEB
12 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (9.38%) System Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Test Management
13 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
13 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
14 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
14 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP HCM
1 1 (3.13%) Agresso
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 12 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) TestPartner
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 21 (65.63%) Test Analyst
3 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Telephony Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (3.13%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (40.63%) Scrum
2 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Coaching
3 11 (34.38%) RUP
4 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.38%) System Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Test Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) ABAP
3 1 (3.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) ION Trading
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