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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 57 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 70 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.06% 2.82% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 3.56% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 17
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£284 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £232 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £372 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £332
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £28.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+16.96% -17.03%
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
1841 1349 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.46% 79.26% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 852 650
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 49
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 51 £280 -6.66% 11
Bradford -2 12 £350 +37.25% 1
Halifax -1 3 £270 -10.00%
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 47 (50.00%) SQL
2 42 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 38 (40.43%) SQL Server
4 34 (36.17%) Finance
5 32 (34.04%) T-SQL
5 32 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (30.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (29.79%) Visual Studio
7 28 (29.79%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (24.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (23.40%) Test Management
9 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (22.34%) Manual Testing
10 21 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (22.34%) Unit Testing
10 21 (22.34%) Regression Testing
11 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (17.02%) ETL
12 16 (17.02%) System Testing
13 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
14 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (13.83%) Banking
14 13 (13.83%) Scrum
15 12 (12.77%) Integration Testing
15 12 (12.77%) QA
16 11 (11.70%) Selenium
16 11 (11.70%) RUP
16 11 (11.70%) Coaching
16 11 (11.70%) Waterfall
17 9 (9.57%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Office
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.06%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 29 (30.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (29.79%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.06%) IDMS
8 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Visual Studio
2 23 (24.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.70%) Selenium
4 8 (8.51%) ERwin
4 8 (8.51%) eggPlant
5 7 (7.45%) Appium
6 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.06%) TestPartner
7 1 (1.06%) JIRA
7 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (36.17%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Retail
3 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (70.21%) Analyst
2 64 (68.09%) Test Analyst
3 16 (17.02%) Tester
4 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 12 (12.77%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Business Test Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Manual Tester
9 2 (2.13%) Consultant
10 1 (1.06%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (1.06%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.06%) Developer
10 1 (1.06%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) J2EE
2 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.06%) SOAP
2 1 (1.06%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.06%) BAPI
2 1 (1.06%) jQuery
2 1 (1.06%) REST
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.13%) IVR
2 2 (2.13%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) Test Management
3 21 (22.34%) Manual Testing
3 21 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (22.34%) Unit Testing
3 21 (22.34%) Regression Testing
4 16 (17.02%) ETL
4 16 (17.02%) System Testing
5 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
6 13 (13.83%) Scrum
7 12 (12.77%) Integration Testing
8 11 (11.70%) RUP
8 11 (11.70%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.70%) Coaching
9 8 (8.51%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.38%) Data Security
11 5 (5.32%) CRM
11 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.00%) SQL
2 32 (34.04%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.51%) C++
4 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Java
6 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) ABAP
6 1 (1.06%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) ISEB
2 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.06%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle
3 8 (8.51%) Tableau
4 5 (5.32%) Informatica
5 2 (2.13%) Lotus
5 2 (2.13%) Capita
5 2 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco
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