The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 96 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 25 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.15% 1.73% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.13% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 16
Median daily rate £295 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £518 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £342 £347
% change year-on-year
-4.97% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1801 2297 2108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.58% 81.28% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1519 1418
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 64 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £17.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Scripting across the Yorkshire region.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Test Scripting Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Yorkshire region.

Test Scripting Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +2 19 £295 -7.81% 21
South Yorkshire -11 6 - - 4
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 28 (45.16%) Selenium
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) QA
4 19 (30.65%) Java
4 19 (30.65%) WebDriver
5 18 (29.03%) Manual Testing
6 17 (27.42%) SDLC
7 16 (25.81%) Cucumber
7 16 (25.81%) SoapUI
8 15 (24.19%) BDD
8 15 (24.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
9 14 (22.58%) TDD
10 13 (20.97%) SQL
10 13 (20.97%) Scrum
11 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
12 10 (16.13%) Gherkin
12 10 (16.13%) SOAP
13 9 (14.52%) XML
13 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
13 9 (14.52%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (12.90%) User Stories
14 8 (12.90%) Automation Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Groovy
15 7 (11.29%) Web Testing
15 7 (11.29%) .NET
15 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
15 7 (11.29%) Defect Tracking
16 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (9.68%) Scala

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (45.16%) Selenium
2 19 (30.65%) WebDriver
3 16 (25.81%) Cucumber
3 16 (25.81%) SoapUI
4 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.45%) Hudson
5 4 (6.45%) JUnit
5 4 (6.45%) RSpec
5 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.84%) Robot Framework
6 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.23%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA
7 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.61%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.61%) JMeter
8 1 (1.61%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Analyst
2 23 (37.10%) Test Analyst
3 14 (22.58%) Tester
4 12 (19.35%) Automation Tester
4 12 (19.35%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (14.52%) Selenium Tester
6 8 (12.90%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Java Automation Tester
7 7 (11.29%) QA Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Manual Test Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) Test Leader
10 4 (6.45%) Quality Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Java Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Test Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Developer in Test
12 2 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
12 2 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
12 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) Gherkin
1 10 (16.13%) SOAP
2 9 (14.52%) XML
3 7 (11.29%) .NET
4 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 4 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (1.61%) REST
6 1 (1.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Unix
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Manual Testing
3 17 (27.42%) SDLC
4 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
4 15 (24.19%) BDD
4 15 (24.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (22.58%) TDD
6 13 (20.97%) Scrum
7 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.52%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Automation Testing
9 8 (12.90%) User Stories
10 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
10 7 (11.29%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (11.29%) Web Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Security Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.06%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 5 (8.06%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) Groovy
4 6 (9.68%) Scala
5 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) PHP
5 4 (6.45%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) XPath
7 2 (3.23%) XQuery
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.10%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Control-M
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) HP
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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