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 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 63 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 44 36 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.61% 2.29% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.95% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 66
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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
1305 1222 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.26% 77.88% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 657 800
Average daily rate £355 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 September 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 2 September 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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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 +7 25 £300 +2.56% 8
Halifax +1 7 £300 -4.76% 2
Bradford -6 3 £255 +9.67% 3
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (27.56%) SQL
2 28 (22.05%) QA
3 27 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (18.90%) BDD
5 22 (17.32%) Functional Testing
6 21 (16.54%) Java
7 20 (15.75%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (14.96%) Performance Testing
8 19 (14.96%) Oracle
8 19 (14.96%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (14.96%) Finance
9 18 (14.17%) Scrum
9 18 (14.17%) TDD
10 17 (13.39%) Banking
10 17 (13.39%) .NET
11 16 (12.60%) Selenium
11 16 (12.60%) Manual Testing
11 16 (12.60%) User Stories
11 16 (12.60%) Test Strategy
12 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (11.81%) ISEB
13 14 (11.02%) C#
14 13 (10.24%) Retail
15 12 (9.45%) Automated Testing
15 12 (9.45%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (8.66%) Cucumber
16 11 (8.66%) Software Testing
16 11 (8.66%) ISTQB
17 10 (7.87%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) IGMP
2 1 (0.79%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.87%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.15%) MySQL
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.36%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (12.60%) Selenium
2 11 (8.66%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.51%) JMeter
4 6 (4.72%) LoadRunner
5 5 (3.94%) JProfiler
5 5 (3.94%) NeoLoad
6 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.15%) Maven
7 3 (2.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.57%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.57%) JUnit
8 2 (1.57%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.79%) Behat
9 1 (0.79%) Toad
9 1 (0.79%) JIRA
9 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.79%) RSpec
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Banking
3 13 (10.24%) Retail
4 9 (7.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (44.09%) Tester
2 52 (40.94%) Analyst
3 49 (38.58%) Test Analyst
4 17 (13.39%) Performance Tester
5 16 (12.60%) Functional Tester
6 13 (10.24%) Manual Tester
7 7 (5.51%) Test Manager
7 7 (5.51%) Test Leader
8 5 (3.94%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Functional Test Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Functional Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Automated Tester
10 3 (2.36%) Agile Tester
10 3 (2.36%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Business Test Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Non-Functional Tester
10 3 (2.36%) Systems Tester
11 2 (1.57%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.57%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.39%) .NET
2 9 (7.09%) Web Services
3 6 (4.72%) XML
4 4 (3.15%) SOAP
5 3 (2.36%) Ajax
5 3 (2.36%) ODBC
5 3 (2.36%) HTML
6 2 (1.57%) CSS
6 2 (1.57%) Middleware
6 2 (1.57%) LAMP
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.79%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.30%) Statistics
3 7 (5.51%) Open Source
4 6 (4.72%) NHS
5 5 (3.94%) STB
6 2 (1.57%) iSeries
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) AS400
7 1 (0.79%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.79%) RIA
7 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.79%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.79%) IPTV
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.36%) UNIX
3 3 (2.36%) Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (18.90%) BDD
3 22 (17.32%) Functional Testing
4 19 (14.96%) Performance Testing
5 18 (14.17%) TDD
5 18 (14.17%) Scrum
6 16 (12.60%) Manual Testing
6 16 (12.60%) Test Strategy
6 16 (12.60%) User Stories
7 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.45%) Automated Testing
9 11 (8.66%) Software Testing
10 10 (7.87%) Integration Testing
10 10 (7.87%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.09%) Test Management
12 8 (6.30%) Test Planning
13 7 (5.51%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.51%) Migration
13 7 (5.51%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.56%) SQL
2 21 (16.54%) Java
3 14 (11.02%) C#
4 4 (3.15%) C++
4 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.15%) PHP
5 3 (2.36%) VB
5 3 (2.36%) Python
6 2 (1.57%) Ruby
6 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.79%) VBA
7 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) ISEB
2 11 (8.66%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.05%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 20 (15.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (14.96%) Oracle
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.36%) HP
3 3 (2.36%) Citrix
4 2 (1.57%) Splunk
5 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.79%) Informatica
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago