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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 95 37 61
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +24
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 15 70 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.82% 4.21% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 5.44% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 40 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £381 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
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
1516 1286 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.71% 77.42% 73.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 833 489
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £110.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Bradford -14 7 - - 2
Leeds -58 5 £288 +3.78% 12
Halifax -9 3 £350 +6.06% 2
Huddersfield - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 9 (22.50%) MS Office
6 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
6 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.50%) RUP
8 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
8 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
8 7 (17.50%) Coaching
9 6 (15.00%) HTML
10 5 (12.50%) SAPscript
10 5 (12.50%) ABAP
10 5 (12.50%) SAP
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) ISEB
10 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.50%) SAP HCM
10 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (10.00%) Test Management
11 4 (10.00%) Ajax
11 4 (10.00%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (10.00%) NetWeaver
2 3 (7.50%) SAP EP
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.50%) Agresso
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 18 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) UAT Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) SAP Technical Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) NetWeaver Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Tester
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Systems Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Tester
9 2 (5.00%) UAT Tester
10 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) ODBC
4 1 (2.50%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (2.50%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
5 7 (17.50%) Coaching
5 7 (17.50%) RUP
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Management
8 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) ETL
9 2 (5.00%) MVC
9 2 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.50%) ABAP
3 5 (12.50%) SAPscript
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
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