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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 44 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.55% 3.34% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 4.25% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 48
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£313 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £224 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-52.52% -1.40%
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
1302 1200 1308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.43% 78.48% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 691 689
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 32
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 -16 24 £288 +5.50% 5
Bradford -16 5 £258 +3.00% 1
Halifax -2 3 £315 +8.62% 2
Huddersfield -2 1 £315 +26.00% 1
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 27 (28.13%) SQL
2 26 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (26.04%) QA
4 24 (25.00%) Java
5 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (19.79%) Oracle
7 17 (17.71%) .NET
7 17 (17.71%) Finance
8 16 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 15 (15.63%) Selenium
9 15 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (13.54%) SOAP
10 13 (13.54%) Scrum
10 13 (13.54%) BDD
10 13 (13.54%) Test Management
11 12 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 12 (12.50%) TDD
12 11 (11.46%) Automated Testing
12 11 (11.46%) ISEB
12 11 (11.46%) Oracle ODI
12 11 (11.46%) Manual Testing
12 11 (11.46%) User Stories
12 11 (11.46%) Cucumber
13 10 (10.42%) User Experience
13 10 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (10.42%) Test Automation
13 10 (10.42%) Banking
13 10 (10.42%) Retail
13 10 (10.42%) Ajax

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 3 (3.13%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) IGMP
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) LDAP
2 1 (1.04%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (11.46%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.17%) MySQL
7 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.04%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.04%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Selenium
2 11 (11.46%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.08%) JUnit
5 2 (2.08%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (1.04%) Toad
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA
6 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.04%) Behat
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
2 10 (10.42%) Retail
3 6 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (44.79%) Analyst
2 40 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 37 (38.54%) Tester
4 10 (10.42%) Performance Tester
5 9 (9.38%) Functional Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Manual Tester
8 4 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.17%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Developer
8 4 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) NetWeaver Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Business Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) SOAP
3 10 (10.42%) Ajax
4 9 (9.38%) ODBC
5 8 (8.33%) HTML
6 5 (5.21%) XML
7 3 (3.13%) REST
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.08%) CSS
8 2 (2.08%) Web Services
8 2 (2.08%) Middleware
8 2 (2.08%) LAMP
9 1 (1.04%) Classic ASP
9 1 (1.04%) JSP
9 1 (1.04%) Servlets
9 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.04%) jQuery
9 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.04%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) User Experience
2 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.21%) STB
4 4 (4.17%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) Open Source
5 2 (2.08%) iSeries
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) AS400
6 1 (1.04%) GIS
6 1 (1.04%) IPTV
6 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.04%) RIA
6 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.04%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.17%) UNIX
3 3 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) AIX
4 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 13 (13.54%) Scrum
4 13 (13.54%) BDD
4 13 (13.54%) Test Management
5 12 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 12 (12.50%) TDD
6 11 (11.46%) Automated Testing
6 11 (11.46%) Manual Testing
6 11 (11.46%) User Stories
7 10 (10.42%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.42%) Statistical Analysis
7 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 9 (9.38%) Performance Management
8 9 (9.38%) Test Planning
9 7 (7.29%) ETL
9 7 (7.29%) Integration Testing
10 6 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) SQL
2 24 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (9.38%) C#
4 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.17%) ABAP
6 4 (4.17%) SAPscript
7 3 (3.13%) Python
7 3 (3.13%) PHP
7 3 (3.13%) VB
7 3 (3.13%) C++
8 2 (2.08%) VBA
9 1 (1.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) ISEB
2 9 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Oracle
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.21%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) Citrix
5 2 (2.08%) Splunk
5 2 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (1.04%) Novell
6 1 (1.04%) Informatica
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Sun
6 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.04%) Sybase
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