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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 79 43 64
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 29 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.55% 3.61% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 4.70% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 21
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£315 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.42% +42.85%
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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
1464 1214 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.33% 76.88% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 750 629
Average daily rate £380 £336 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -5.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £106.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 15 £315 - 8
Huddersfield +1 4 £315 +26.00% 1
Halifax -12 4 £315 -4.54% 1
Bradford -14 4 £315 +14.54% 3
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (38.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (27.94%) Finance
3 18 (26.47%) Java
3 18 (26.47%) SQL
4 15 (22.06%) Oracle
4 15 (22.06%) QA
4 15 (22.06%) Performance Testing
5 13 (19.12%) SOAP
6 12 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.18%) Ajax
7 11 (16.18%) .NET
7 11 (16.18%) Test Management
7 11 (16.18%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (14.71%) User Experience
8 10 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (14.71%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (13.24%) Scrum
9 9 (13.24%) ODBC
9 9 (13.24%) HTTP
9 9 (13.24%) Performance Management
10 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Selenium
10 8 (11.76%) Test Planning
10 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
10 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
10 8 (11.76%) ISEB
10 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 8 (11.76%) VB.NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.41%) SAP EP
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.47%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) IGMP
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.47%) MySQL
7 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.47%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Selenium
1 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.94%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 26 (38.24%) Tester
3 25 (36.76%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Performance Tester
5 6 (8.82%) UAT Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.35%) UAT Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Functional Tester
8 3 (4.41%) NetWeaver Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.94%) Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) SOAP
2 11 (16.18%) Ajax
2 11 (16.18%) .NET
3 9 (13.24%) ODBC
4 7 (10.29%) HTML
5 4 (5.88%) XML
6 3 (4.41%) REST
7 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.94%) jQuery
7 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.94%) CSS
7 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.47%) JSP
8 1 (1.47%) Servlets
8 1 (1.47%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.47%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) User Experience
2 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) STB
3 1 (1.47%) IPTV
3 1 (1.47%) GIS
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.47%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (22.06%) Performance Testing
3 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) Test Management
5 10 (14.71%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
6 9 (13.24%) Performance Management
7 8 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 8 (11.76%) TDD
8 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
8 7 (10.29%) ETL
8 7 (10.29%) User Stories
9 6 (8.82%) Functional Testing
9 6 (8.82%) BDD
9 6 (8.82%) Migration
10 5 (7.35%) MVC
10 5 (7.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Java
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 4 (5.88%) SAPscript
3 4 (5.88%) ABAP
4 3 (4.41%) C#
4 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) ISEB
2 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.47%) Novell
5 1 (1.47%) Sun
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
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