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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 90 43 86
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +43
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 52 100 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.79% 3.94% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 5.36% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 59 14
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£288 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £198 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.29 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.94% +20.29%
Test Scripting
England

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
2327 1866 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.13% 73.49% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1215 779
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £86.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Scripting across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
West Yorkshire -61 23 £314 +12.05% 7
South Yorkshire +3 16 £281 -9.27% 2
North Yorkshire +3 10 £218 -12.12% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 31 (34.07%) Finance
5 30 (32.97%) Unit Testing
6 27 (29.67%) SQL
7 25 (27.47%) Scrum
8 23 (25.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
9 20 (21.98%) ISEB
10 19 (20.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (19.78%) C#
11 18 (19.78%) .NET
12 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
13 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
13 15 (16.48%) T-SQL
14 14 (15.38%) HTML
14 14 (15.38%) CSS
15 13 (14.29%) MS Office
15 13 (14.29%) WPF
16 12 (13.19%) Integration Testing
16 12 (13.19%) QA
16 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (12.09%) RUP
17 11 (12.09%) Test Strategy
17 11 (12.09%) Coaching
18 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
19 9 (9.89%) Migration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (9.89%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Office
2 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.10%) Agresso
3 1 (1.10%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.10%) LAN
1 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.40%) Selenium
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Banking
2 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 49 (53.85%) Analyst
2 44 (48.35%) Test Analyst
3 18 (19.78%) Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Tester
7 7 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) UAT Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.40%) UAT Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Change Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Business Change Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.30%) SAP Consultant
11 3 (3.30%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) UAT Tester
12 2 (2.20%) Change Management Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) .NET
2 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
3 14 (15.38%) HTML
3 14 (15.38%) CSS
4 13 (14.29%) WPF
5 9 (9.89%) Ajax
5 9 (9.89%) jQuery
5 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
5 9 (9.89%) Web Services
5 9 (9.89%) XML
5 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.79%) WCF
7 1 (1.10%) EDI
7 1 (1.10%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (1.10%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) W3C
2 3 (3.30%) FMCG
3 2 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) Life Science
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (32.97%) Unit Testing
4 25 (27.47%) Scrum
5 12 (13.19%) Integration Testing
5 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (12.09%) RUP
6 11 (12.09%) Test Strategy
6 11 (12.09%) Coaching
7 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.89%) Migration
8 9 (9.89%) TDD
8 9 (9.89%) OO
8 9 (9.89%) MVC
8 9 (9.89%) Manual Testing
8 9 (9.89%) System Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.59%) Test Planning
9 6 (6.59%) Performance Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.67%) SQL
2 18 (19.78%) C#
3 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.48%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.10%) XAML
4 1 (1.10%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.10%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) ABAP
4 1 (1.10%) VBA
4 1 (1.10%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) ISEB
2 9 (9.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) IBM
2 3 (3.30%) SAP
3 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.10%) ION Trading
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