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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 98 45 79
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +34
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 38 88 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 3.58% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 4.84% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 18
Average daily rate
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£276 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £209 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £381 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +8.52%
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
2109 1817 1448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.81% 73.83% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1123 735
Average daily rate £370 £338 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 55
Average hourly rate £17.88 £22.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -58 15 £300 +7.14% 17
North Yorkshire +5 11 £219 -11.61% 4
South Yorkshire 0 9 £275 -11.29% 8
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (34.12%) Finance
3 25 (29.41%) SQL
4 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
5 21 (24.71%) ISEB
6 20 (23.53%) Scrum
7 19 (22.35%) Unit Testing
7 19 (22.35%) HTML
7 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (21.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
11 15 (17.65%) CSS
12 14 (16.47%) .NET
13 12 (14.12%) C#
14 11 (12.94%) ISTQB
14 11 (12.94%) Ajax
14 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
14 11 (12.94%) Test Strategy
15 10 (11.76%) MS Office
15 10 (11.76%) T-SQL
15 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (11.76%) Performance Testing
16 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
16 9 (10.59%) QA
16 9 (10.59%) jQuery
16 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (10.59%) IIS
2 4 (4.71%) NetWeaver
3 3 (3.53%) SAP EP
4 2 (2.35%) SAS
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Office
2 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.88%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) Agresso
2 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.06%) Selenium
3 3 (3.53%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Analyst
2 40 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Tester
5 9 (10.59%) Consultant
5 9 (10.59%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.24%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) UAT Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.71%) SAP HCM Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) UAT Tester
9 3 (3.53%) NetWeaver Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Performance Tester
10 2 (2.35%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) HTML
2 15 (17.65%) CSS
3 14 (16.47%) .NET
4 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.94%) Ajax
5 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
5 9 (10.59%) jQuery
5 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (10.59%) Web Services
5 9 (10.59%) XML
6 7 (8.24%) WPF
7 2 (2.35%) WCF
7 2 (2.35%) ODBC
7 2 (2.35%) SOAP
8 1 (1.18%) EDI
8 1 (1.18%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (1.18%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) W3C
3 3 (3.53%) FMCG
3 3 (3.53%) User Experience
4 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Life Science
5 1 (1.18%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Windows
1 1 (1.18%) Android
1 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (23.53%) Scrum
3 19 (22.35%) Unit Testing
4 11 (12.94%) Test Strategy
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 9 (10.59%) Migration
6 9 (10.59%) TDD
6 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.59%) MVC
6 9 (10.59%) Integration Testing
7 8 (9.41%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.24%) Coaching
8 7 (8.24%) RUP
9 6 (7.06%) Test Planning
9 6 (7.06%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.06%) Manual Testing
9 6 (7.06%) System Testing
10 5 (5.88%) Security Testing
10 5 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.12%) C#
4 10 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.88%) ABAP
5 5 (5.88%) SAPscript
6 3 (3.53%) Java
7 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) XAML
8 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) ISEB
2 11 (12.94%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) IBM
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.18%) ION Trading
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