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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 66 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 39 33 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.37% 2.23% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.84% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 66
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £212 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.62 £24.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-31.48% -35.33%
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
1272 1164 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.42% 78.81% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 630 784
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
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 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 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 19 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 +5 24 £300 +9.09% 7
Bradford -9 4 £255 +8.51% 1
Halifax -6 3 £300 +20.00% 3
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.32%) SQL
3 29 (25.44%) QA
4 24 (21.05%) Java
4 24 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (19.30%) Oracle
6 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (18.42%) BDD
6 21 (18.42%) Functional Testing
7 20 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (14.91%) Selenium
8 17 (14.91%) Scrum
9 16 (14.04%) TDD
9 16 (14.04%) Finance
9 16 (14.04%) .NET
10 15 (13.16%) Banking
10 15 (13.16%) Manual Testing
11 14 (12.28%) Performance Testing
11 14 (12.28%) User Stories
12 13 (11.40%) Cucumber
12 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.40%) Automated Testing
12 13 (11.40%) ISEB
13 12 (10.53%) C#
13 12 (10.53%) Retail
13 12 (10.53%) Oracle Database
14 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
14 11 (9.65%) ISTQB
15 10 (8.77%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.88%) IGMP
2 1 (0.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.39%) MySQL
6 3 (2.63%) Star Schema
6 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Selenium
2 13 (11.40%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (4.39%) LoadRunner
4 4 (3.51%) Maven
4 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.75%) JUnit
6 2 (1.75%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.75%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) Behat
7 1 (0.88%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.88%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 16 (14.04%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Banking
3 12 (10.53%) Retail
4 8 (7.02%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (44.74%) Analyst
2 50 (43.86%) Tester
3 48 (42.11%) Test Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Functional Tester
5 12 (10.53%) Performance Tester
6 11 (9.65%) Manual Tester
7 6 (5.26%) Functional Test Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.51%) Automated Tester
10 3 (2.63%) Agile Tester
10 3 (2.63%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.63%) Non-Functional Tester
10 3 (2.63%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Business Test Analyst
11 2 (1.75%) Performance Test Analyst
11 2 (1.75%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) SOAP
3 7 (6.14%) XML
4 5 (4.39%) Ajax
4 5 (4.39%) ODBC
5 4 (3.51%) HTML
6 3 (2.63%) REST
6 3 (2.63%) Web Services
7 2 (1.75%) CSS
7 2 (1.75%) Middleware
7 2 (1.75%) LAMP
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.88%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.88%) SPML
8 1 (0.88%) JSP
8 1 (0.88%) Servlets
8 1 (0.88%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.02%) Statistics
3 6 (5.26%) NHS
4 5 (4.39%) User Experience
4 5 (4.39%) STB
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) AS400
5 2 (1.75%) iSeries
5 2 (1.75%) Open Source
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.88%) IPTV
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.88%) RIA
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) UNIX
2 4 (3.51%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (18.42%) BDD
3 21 (18.42%) Functional Testing
4 17 (14.91%) Scrum
5 16 (14.04%) TDD
6 15 (13.16%) Manual Testing
7 14 (12.28%) Performance Testing
7 14 (12.28%) User Stories
8 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.40%) Automated Testing
9 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.77%) Test Management
10 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.89%) Integration Testing
11 9 (7.89%) Test Planning
11 9 (7.89%) Migration
12 8 (7.02%) ETL
13 6 (5.26%) Test Strategy
14 5 (4.39%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) SQL
2 24 (21.05%) Java
3 12 (10.53%) C#
4 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.51%) PHP
5 4 (3.51%) C++
5 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.63%) Python
6 3 (2.63%) VB
7 2 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) ISEB
2 11 (9.65%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.44%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Oracle
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) HP
3 3 (2.63%) Citrix
4 2 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (0.88%) Sun
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Informatica
5 1 (0.88%) Novell
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago