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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 66 77 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -36
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 51 42 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.14% 1.92% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.55% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 79
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £353 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.71% -34.45%
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
1802 1650 2045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.59% 75.51% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 916 1069
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 66 59
Average hourly rate £15.39 £31.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +74.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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 +5 39 £300 +20.00% 13
South Yorkshire +10 5 £275 -
North Yorkshire +3 5 £313 +32.97% 3
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.82%) SQL
2 37 (27.82%) QA
3 28 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (19.55%) Java
5 24 (18.05%) Oracle
6 23 (17.29%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (17.29%) BDD
6 23 (17.29%) Functional Testing
7 22 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (15.04%) .NET
8 20 (15.04%) Performance Testing
9 19 (14.29%) Finance
9 19 (14.29%) Scrum
10 17 (12.78%) TDD
10 17 (12.78%) Selenium
11 16 (12.03%) Cucumber
11 16 (12.03%) Banking
11 16 (12.03%) ISEB
12 15 (11.28%) Test Management
12 15 (11.28%) Manual Testing
12 15 (11.28%) User Stories
13 14 (10.53%) Automated Testing
13 14 (10.53%) Software Testing
13 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (9.77%) Retail
14 13 (9.77%) C#
14 13 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
14 13 (9.77%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Project
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) HTTP
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) IGMP
3 1 (0.75%) LDAP
3 1 (0.75%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.26%) MySQL
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.26%) Star Schema
6 3 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.75%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Selenium
2 16 (12.03%) Cucumber
3 9 (6.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (4.51%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.51%) TestDirector
5 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.01%) Maven
6 3 (2.26%) JMeter
6 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.26%) JIRA
7 2 (1.50%) NeoLoad
7 2 (1.50%) JUnit
8 1 (0.75%) Toad
8 1 (0.75%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.75%) Behat
8 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (12.03%) Banking
3 13 (9.77%) Retail
4 8 (6.02%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (48.12%) Analyst
2 60 (45.11%) Test Analyst
3 55 (41.35%) Tester
4 17 (12.78%) Performance Tester
5 15 (11.28%) Functional Tester
6 12 (9.02%) Manual Tester
7 6 (4.51%) Functional Test Analyst
7 6 (4.51%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (4.51%) Test Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Automated Tester
9 4 (3.01%) QA Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (2.26%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) Business Test Analyst
10 3 (2.26%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.26%) Agile Tester
10 3 (2.26%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.04%) .NET
2 10 (7.52%) SOAP
3 7 (5.26%) XML
4 6 (4.51%) ODBC
4 6 (4.51%) Ajax
5 4 (3.01%) HTML
5 4 (3.01%) Web Services
6 3 (2.26%) REST
6 3 (2.26%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.50%) CSS
7 2 (1.50%) Middleware
7 2 (1.50%) LAMP
8 1 (0.75%) JSP
8 1 (0.75%) Servlets
8 1 (0.75%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.75%) SPML
8 1 (0.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.02%) Statistics
3 6 (4.51%) User Experience
3 6 (4.51%) NHS
4 5 (3.76%) STB
5 3 (2.26%) Open Source
6 2 (1.50%) iSeries
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) AS400
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
7 1 (0.75%) IPTV
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.75%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.02%) Windows
2 5 (3.76%) UNIX
2 5 (3.76%) Linux
3 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.75%) AIX
5 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (17.29%) BDD
3 23 (17.29%) Functional Testing
4 20 (15.04%) Performance Testing
5 19 (14.29%) Scrum
6 17 (12.78%) TDD
7 15 (11.28%) Test Management
7 15 (11.28%) Manual Testing
7 15 (11.28%) User Stories
8 14 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 14 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (9.77%) Test Strategy
10 12 (9.02%) Test Automation
11 10 (7.52%) Regression Testing
12 9 (6.77%) ETL
12 9 (6.77%) Migration
12 9 (6.77%) Integration Testing
13 8 (6.02%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.82%) SQL
2 26 (19.55%) Java
3 13 (9.77%) C#
4 5 (3.76%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.01%) PHP
5 4 (3.01%) C++
5 4 (3.01%) VB
6 3 (2.26%) Python
7 2 (1.50%) VBScript
7 2 (1.50%) Ruby
8 1 (0.75%) VBA
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) ISEB
2 10 (7.52%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (27.82%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 23 (17.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) MOM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Oracle
2 6 (4.51%) HP
3 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.26%) Citrix
5 2 (1.50%) Splunk
6 1 (0.75%) IBM
6 1 (0.75%) Sun
6 1 (0.75%) Novell
6 1 (0.75%) Informatica
6 1 (0.75%) Sybase
6 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago