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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 102 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 45 91 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.56% 2.88% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 3.57% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 62 46
Median daily rate £388 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £540 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.69 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% +1.66%
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
2406 2548 1842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.17% 80.56% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1787 1147
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.39 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +0.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.78 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £39.20 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -27 34 £318 +10.43% 14
South Yorkshire -18 7 £390 -22.00% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £155 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Selenium
3 23 (25.84%) Finance
4 22 (24.72%) Java
5 21 (23.60%) WebDriver
6 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (21.35%) BDD
8 18 (20.22%) SDLC
9 15 (16.85%) QA
9 15 (16.85%) ISEB
10 14 (15.73%) C#
11 13 (14.61%) Cucumber
11 13 (14.61%) SoapUI
12 12 (13.48%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
12 12 (13.48%) TDD
12 12 (13.48%) ISTQB
12 12 (13.48%) Automated Testing
13 11 (12.36%) SQL
13 11 (12.36%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (12.36%) Web Testing
13 11 (12.36%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (12.36%) Defect Tracking
14 10 (11.24%) Test Planning
14 10 (11.24%) Defect Management
14 10 (11.24%) HP
14 10 (11.24%) JIRA
15 9 (10.11%) Scrum
15 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
15 9 (10.11%) JavaScript

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 3 (3.37%) SAS
1 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) Maximo
3 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.12%) MS Access
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (38.20%) Selenium
2 21 (23.60%) WebDriver
3 13 (14.61%) Cucumber
3 13 (14.61%) SoapUI
4 10 (11.24%) JIRA
5 8 (8.99%) HP UFT
6 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.37%) Hudson
8 3 (3.37%) JMeter
8 3 (3.37%) JUnit
8 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.37%) RSpec
9 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.25%) Subversion
10 1 (1.12%) ERwin
10 1 (1.12%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.12%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Games
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Analyst
2 36 (40.45%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.85%) Tester
4 11 (12.36%) Test Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Telecoms Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Test Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Manual Test Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) OAT Tester
9 4 (4.49%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) HTML
2 5 (5.62%) REST
2 5 (5.62%) Web Services
2 5 (5.62%) XML
3 4 (4.49%) SOAP
4 3 (3.37%) JSON
5 2 (2.25%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.12%) Middleware
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) IVR
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Unix
2 5 (5.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (21.35%) BDD
4 18 (20.22%) SDLC
5 12 (13.48%) Automated Testing
5 12 (13.48%) TDD
5 12 (13.48%) Test Automation
6 11 (12.36%) Defect Tracking
6 11 (12.36%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (12.36%) Web Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Defect Management
7 10 (11.24%) Test Planning
8 9 (10.11%) Scrum
9 8 (8.99%) Functional Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.87%) Automation Testing
10 7 (7.87%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) Java
2 14 (15.73%) C#
3 11 (12.36%) SQL
4 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.99%) Python
6 6 (6.74%) C
6 6 (6.74%) Ruby
6 6 (6.74%) Scala
7 5 (5.62%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) Groovy
9 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.25%) VBScript
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
10 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) VB
10 1 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) ISEB
2 12 (13.48%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.87%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.12%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.12%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.37%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) HP
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) IBM
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Veritas
4 2 (2.25%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.12%) Informatica
5 1 (1.12%) JDA
5 1 (1.12%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago