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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 68 99 52
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -47
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 46 7 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.34% 0.40% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 0.48% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 31
Average daily rate £340 £288 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £405 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £48.08
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -32.39%
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
1606 1463 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 81.81% 83.55% 78.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1016 748
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £36.00 £145.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 36 £370 +28.47% 16
Bradford +15 5 £263 -
Halifax - 2 £300 -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 48 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 33 (29.73%) SQL
4 29 (26.13%) Selenium
5 24 (21.62%) Finance
6 21 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
6 21 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (18.92%) Test Management
6 21 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (18.02%) Waterfall
7 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
8 19 (17.12%) Defect Tracking
9 18 (16.22%) QA
10 17 (15.32%) Manual Testing
11 16 (14.41%) Functional Testing
11 16 (14.41%) T-SQL
11 16 (14.41%) Data Modelling
12 15 (13.51%) ISEB
12 15 (13.51%) LoadRunner
12 15 (13.51%) Regression Testing
13 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (12.61%) ISTQB
13 14 (12.61%) .NET
13 14 (12.61%) Test Strategy
14 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (11.71%) Scrum
15 12 (10.81%) SDLC
16 11 (9.91%) System Testing
16 11 (9.91%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (1.80%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) nginx
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Selenium
2 21 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
4 15 (13.51%) LoadRunner
5 10 (9.01%) JMeter
6 9 (8.11%) HP UFT
7 8 (7.21%) ERwin
8 5 (4.50%) Appium
8 5 (4.50%) JIRA
9 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.70%) eggPlant
10 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.80%) Ranorex
11 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.80%) Subversion
12 1 (0.90%) Maven
12 1 (0.90%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.90%) TestPartner
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Publishing
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (53.15%) Analyst
2 51 (45.95%) Test Analyst
3 27 (24.32%) Tester
4 12 (10.81%) Test Manager
5 10 (9.01%) Data Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Manual Test Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Web Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Web Test Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) ETL Tester
9 6 (5.41%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.50%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Manual Tester
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) .NET
2 9 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) REST
4 2 (1.80%) SOAP
4 2 (1.80%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.90%) jQuery
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Unix
1 3 (2.70%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) CentOS
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (18.92%) Test Management
2 21 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (18.02%) Waterfall
4 19 (17.12%) Defect Tracking
5 17 (15.32%) Manual Testing
6 16 (14.41%) Data Modelling
6 16 (14.41%) Functional Testing
7 15 (13.51%) Regression Testing
8 14 (12.61%) Test Strategy
9 13 (11.71%) Scrum
10 12 (10.81%) SDLC
11 11 (9.91%) ETL
11 11 (9.91%) System Testing
12 10 (9.01%) Analytics
12 10 (9.01%) BDD
12 10 (9.01%) Integration Testing
12 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.01%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) SQL
2 16 (14.41%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.31%) C++
3 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.90%) C
6 1 (0.90%) C#
6 1 (0.90%) PHP
6 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) ISEB
2 14 (12.61%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.90%) CCNP
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.22%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Nagios
2 1 (0.90%) Opsview
Vendors
1 36 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle
3 9 (8.11%) HP
4 5 (4.50%) Informatica
5 4 (3.60%) Remedy
6 3 (2.70%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.90%) Lotus
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
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