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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 78 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 50 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.87% 3.50% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 4.70% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 24
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£315 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £61.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +184.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +42.85%
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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
2041 1680 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.44% 74.40% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1017 874
Average daily rate £375 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 67
Average hourly rate £16.34 £17.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £10.46 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 -36 30 £315 - 12
South Yorkshire -9 10 £350 +27.27% 3
North Yorkshire -2 7 £225 -30.76% 4
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 37 (36.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (26.73%) SQL
3 26 (25.74%) Finance
3 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (23.76%) QA
5 21 (20.79%) .NET
6 20 (19.80%) Java
6 20 (19.80%) Scrum
6 20 (19.80%) Performance Testing
7 19 (18.81%) Ajax
8 17 (16.83%) Oracle
8 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
9 16 (15.84%) TDD
10 15 (14.85%) HTML
11 14 (13.86%) SOAP
11 14 (13.86%) ISEB
11 14 (13.86%) Test Management
11 14 (13.86%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (11.88%) MVC
14 11 (10.89%) Statistical Analysis
14 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (10.89%) XML
14 11 (10.89%) C#
14 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
14 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (10.89%) Cucumber
14 11 (10.89%) Oracle ODI
14 11 (10.89%) User Experience
15 10 (9.90%) Test Planning

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (8.91%) IIS
2 4 (3.96%) NetWeaver
3 3 (2.97%) SAP EP
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
2 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) IGMP
3 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.99%) LDAP
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (9.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.97%) MySQL
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.99%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.99%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (10.89%) Cucumber
2 10 (9.90%) Selenium
3 8 (7.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.96%) JIRA
4 4 (3.96%) TestDirector
5 3 (2.97%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.99%) Toad
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Banking
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Analyst
2 39 (38.61%) Test Analyst
3 30 (29.70%) Tester
4 10 (9.90%) Performance Tester
5 9 (8.91%) Developer
5 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.93%) UAT Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.94%) Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Functional Tester
8 5 (4.95%) UAT Test Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) SAP HCM Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.96%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (2.97%) NetWeaver Consultant
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.97%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) .NET
2 19 (18.81%) Ajax
3 15 (14.85%) HTML
4 14 (13.86%) SOAP
5 11 (10.89%) XML
6 10 (9.90%) ODBC
6 10 (9.90%) Web Services
6 10 (9.90%) CSS
7 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
7 9 (8.91%) .NET Framework
7 9 (8.91%) jQuery
7 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.95%) WPF
9 3 (2.97%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.97%) REST
10 1 (0.99%) JSP
10 1 (0.99%) Servlets
10 1 (0.99%) SPML
10 1 (0.99%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) User Experience
2 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.98%) NHS
4 1 (0.99%) STB
4 1 (0.99%) IPTV
4 1 (0.99%) GIS
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) W3C
4 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.99%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.98%) UNIX
4 1 (0.99%) AIX
4 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.80%) Scrum
3 20 (19.80%) Performance Testing
4 16 (15.84%) TDD
5 14 (13.86%) Test Management
6 12 (11.88%) MVC
7 11 (10.89%) Statistical Analysis
8 10 (9.90%) Test Planning
8 10 (9.90%) Test Strategy
8 10 (9.90%) Performance Management
8 10 (9.90%) Manual Testing
8 10 (9.90%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.90%) Migration
9 9 (8.91%) Software Testing
9 9 (8.91%) ETL
9 9 (8.91%) User Stories
10 8 (7.92%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.93%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.73%) SQL
2 20 (19.80%) Java
3 11 (10.89%) C#
3 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.91%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.96%) ABAP
5 4 (3.96%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.99%) XAML
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) VBA
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.99%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) ISEB
2 10 (9.90%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.76%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.93%) SAP
4 6 (5.94%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Novell
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Sun
5 1 (0.99%) Informatica
5 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.99%) Sybase
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