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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 106 89 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -37
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 39 61 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.41% 2.07% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.50% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 56
Median daily rate £340 £315 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £267 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+21.31% +6.08%
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
2367 2439 1846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.48% 82.71% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1712 1222
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 57
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.39 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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
West Yorkshire -2 28 £315 +5.00% 13
South Yorkshire -15 10 £385 +2.66%
North Yorkshire -2 1 £345 +7.81% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) Selenium
3 19 (22.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (22.62%) Finance
4 16 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (17.86%) SQL
5 15 (17.86%) .NET
5 15 (17.86%) ISTQB
6 14 (16.67%) Scrum
6 14 (16.67%) BDD
7 13 (15.48%) HP
8 12 (14.29%) ISEB
8 12 (14.29%) Java
8 12 (14.29%) WebDriver
8 12 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (13.10%) SDLC
9 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
9 11 (13.10%) QA
10 10 (11.90%) C#
10 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.71%) TDD
11 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
11 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
12 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
12 8 (9.52%) REST
12 8 (9.52%) Defect Management
12 8 (9.52%) Test Planning
12 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.52%) Degree

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 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) DataStage
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
4 1 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.19%) MS Access
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (32.14%) Selenium
2 12 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.52%) HP UFT
5 5 (5.95%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.76%) Subversion
6 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.57%) JIRA
7 3 (3.57%) JMeter
7 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.19%) ERwin
9 1 (1.19%) Hudson
9 1 (1.19%) JUnit
9 1 (1.19%) RSpec
9 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.19%) Toad
9 1 (1.19%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Analyst
2 34 (40.48%) Test Analyst
3 18 (21.43%) Tester
4 10 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 8 (9.52%) Telecoms Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Telecoms Test Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) CRM Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.76%) OAT Tester
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Systems Tester
11 3 (3.57%) Maximo Consultant
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) .NET
2 8 (9.52%) REST
3 7 (8.33%) SOAP
3 7 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (4.76%) HTML
4 4 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) JSON
5 1 (1.19%) Middleware
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.52%) IVR
2 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Unix
2 4 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (16.67%) BDD
3 14 (16.67%) Scrum
4 12 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (13.10%) SDLC
6 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 9 (10.71%) TDD
7 8 (9.52%) CRM
7 8 (9.52%) Defect Management
7 8 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 8 (9.52%) Test Planning
8 7 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.33%) Test Management
8 7 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.14%) Migration
9 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 12 (14.29%) Java
3 10 (11.90%) C#
4 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.76%) C
5 4 (4.76%) PHP
5 4 (4.76%) Python
6 3 (3.57%) Ruby
6 3 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.19%) Groovy
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.19%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 12 (14.29%) ISEB
3 8 (9.52%) Degree
4 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) HP
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) IBM
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (3.57%) Veritas
5 1 (1.19%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.19%) Informatica
5 1 (1.19%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.19%) Talend
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