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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 91 46 85
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +39
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 51 92 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.75% 3.65% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 4.91% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 18
Average daily rate
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£315 £278 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £170 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £330 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
- -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% +20.58%
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
2361 1875 1342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.22% 74.29% 72.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1242 742
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 47 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £122.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -62 26 £320 +14.28% 7
South Yorkshire +3 16 £288 -2.12% 3
North Yorkshire +6 8 £320 +29.29% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
4 24 (29.63%) SQL
5 23 (28.40%) Unit Testing
6 21 (25.93%) Finance
7 18 (22.22%) Scrum
8 17 (20.99%) QA
8 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
8 17 (20.99%) ISEB
9 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (17.28%) T-SQL
11 13 (16.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (14.81%) Manual Testing
12 12 (14.81%) .NET
12 12 (14.81%) C#
12 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (13.58%) RUP
13 11 (13.58%) WPF
13 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
13 11 (13.58%) Coaching
14 10 (12.35%) Test Strategy
14 10 (12.35%) Integration Testing
14 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
15 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 9 (11.11%) OO
15 9 (11.11%) Regression Testing
16 8 (9.88%) CSS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (4.94%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) SAS
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Office
2 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.23%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.23%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.23%) Agresso
3 1 (1.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.41%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.23%) TestPartner
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) Analyst
2 44 (54.32%) Test Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Tester
6 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Business Change Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Change Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.70%) Business Test Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Change Management Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Manual Tester
9 2 (2.47%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.23%) Test Specialist
10 1 (1.23%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
2 11 (13.58%) WPF
3 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.88%) CSS
4 8 (9.88%) HTML
4 8 (9.88%) WCF
5 4 (4.94%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 3 (3.70%) Ajax
6 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.70%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.23%) J2EE
7 1 (1.23%) EDI
7 1 (1.23%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (1.23%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) FMCG
3 3 (3.70%) W3C
4 2 (2.47%) IVR
4 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.23%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) UNIX
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Solaris
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (28.40%) Unit Testing
4 18 (22.22%) Scrum
5 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (14.81%) Manual Testing
6 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.58%) Coaching
6 11 (13.58%) RUP
7 10 (12.35%) Test Strategy
7 10 (12.35%) Integration Testing
8 9 (11.11%) OO
8 9 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Change Management
9 7 (8.64%) System Testing
10 6 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 14 (17.28%) T-SQL
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) ABAP
6 1 (1.23%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.23%) XAML
6 1 (1.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) ISEB
2 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
3 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PMP
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) SAP
2 3 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) Lotus
3 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.23%) ION Trading
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
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