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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 90 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 33 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.76% 3.33% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 4.00% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 54 29
Median daily rate £400 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
- +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +124.19%
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
1579 1898 1277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.30% 83.14% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 1306 790
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -21 26 £400 +42.85% 8
Bradford +7 6 £300 -14.28% 1
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 34 (53.97%) Selenium
2 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 20 (31.75%) Java
5 18 (28.57%) SDLC
6 17 (26.98%) SoapUI
7 16 (25.40%) BDD
8 15 (23.81%) Finance
9 14 (22.22%) TDD
9 14 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 14 (22.22%) QA
9 14 (22.22%) Web Testing
9 14 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
10 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
11 12 (19.05%) ISEB
11 12 (19.05%) Cucumber
12 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 9 (14.29%) Automation Testing
12 9 (14.29%) HP
12 9 (14.29%) SQL
12 9 (14.29%) Scala
12 9 (14.29%) JIRA
13 8 (12.70%) Scrum
13 8 (12.70%) User Stories
14 7 (11.11%) Defect Management
14 7 (11.11%) Functional Testing
14 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
15 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (9.52%) Manual Testing
15 6 (9.52%) Games

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) IIS
1 2 (3.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (53.97%) Selenium
2 21 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 17 (26.98%) SoapUI
4 12 (19.05%) Cucumber
5 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (14.29%) JIRA
6 5 (7.94%) JUnit
6 5 (7.94%) RSpec
7 4 (6.35%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.76%) Hudson
9 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.17%) Subversion
9 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.59%) Ant
10 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.59%) JMeter
10 1 (1.59%) Maven
10 1 (1.59%) MSTest
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Games
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 31 (49.21%) Test Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Test Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Tester
5 8 (12.70%) Automation Tester
5 8 (12.70%) QA Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (6.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (6.35%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Telecoms Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Maximo Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Web Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
1 5 (7.94%) JSON
1 5 (7.94%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) RESTful
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) IVR
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Unix
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) SDLC
3 16 (25.40%) BDD
4 14 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 14 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
4 14 (22.22%) TDD
4 14 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
6 9 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) User Stories
8 7 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 7 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (7.94%) System Testing
10 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) Scala
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) C#
4 5 (7.94%) C
4 5 (7.94%) Groovy
5 4 (6.35%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) VBScript
8 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) ISEB
2 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) JDA
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) RedPrairie
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