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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 103 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 43 95 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.51% 2.98% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 3.65% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 66 38
Median daily rate £400 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.25 £16.62
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +124.19%
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
2313 2605 1867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.36% 81.74% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1817 1144
Median daily rate £420 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 80 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.66 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -23 33 £360 +23.18% 11
South Yorkshire -9 5 £400 -20.00% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £155 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (41.46%) Selenium
2 22 (26.83%) WebDriver
3 21 (25.61%) Finance
3 21 (25.61%) Java
4 19 (23.17%) SDLC
5 17 (20.73%) SoapUI
5 17 (20.73%) QA
6 16 (19.51%) BDD
7 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (17.07%) Web Testing
8 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
8 13 (15.85%) Defect Tracking
8 13 (15.85%) TDD
9 12 (14.63%) Automated Testing
9 12 (14.63%) ISEB
9 12 (14.63%) SQL
9 12 (14.63%) Cucumber
10 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (12.20%) JIRA
10 10 (12.20%) Automation Testing
10 10 (12.20%) HP
10 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
11 9 (10.98%) Functional Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Defect Management
12 8 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
12 8 (9.76%) Scala
12 8 (9.76%) Scrum

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 (2.44%) IIS
1 2 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Project
2 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Maximo
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) MS Access
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (41.46%) Selenium
2 22 (26.83%) WebDriver
3 17 (20.73%) SoapUI
4 12 (14.63%) Cucumber
5 10 (12.20%) JIRA
6 8 (9.76%) HP UFT
6 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.88%) JUnit
7 4 (4.88%) RSpec
8 3 (3.66%) Hudson
8 3 (3.66%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.44%) JMeter
9 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.44%) Subversion
9 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.22%) Ant
10 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.22%) Maven
10 1 (1.22%) MSTest
10 1 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Games
4 4 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Analyst
2 32 (39.02%) Test Analyst
3 16 (19.51%) Tester
4 10 (12.20%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.32%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) QA Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) OAT Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Quality Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Telecoms Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Telecoms Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) HTML
4 4 (4.88%) JSON
5 3 (3.66%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.44%) RESTful
6 2 (2.44%) SOAP
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (1.22%) Middleware
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.88%) IVR
2 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.22%) Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Unix
2 6 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.17%) SDLC
3 16 (19.51%) BDD
4 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (17.07%) Web Testing
5 13 (15.85%) Defect Tracking
5 13 (15.85%) TDD
5 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
6 12 (14.63%) Automated Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Automation Testing
8 9 (10.98%) Defect Management
8 9 (10.98%) Functional Testing
8 9 (10.98%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Scrum
10 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.54%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (8.54%) System Testing
11 6 (7.32%) Test Planning
11 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) Java
2 12 (14.63%) SQL
3 8 (9.76%) C#
3 8 (9.76%) Scala
4 6 (7.32%) C
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.10%) Groovy
5 5 (6.10%) Python
6 3 (3.66%) Ruby
7 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.44%) VBScript
8 1 (1.22%) Perl
8 1 (1.22%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) ISEB
2 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) HP ASE
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) WCAG
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.66%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) HP
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) IBM
3 3 (3.66%) Veritas
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.22%) JDA
5 1 (1.22%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.22%) Siebel
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