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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 99 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +14
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 33 93 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.36% 3.02% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 3.62% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 74 36
Median daily rate £300 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
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
1964 2571 2042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.22% 83.39% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1300 1707 1326
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 98 53
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -14 28 £298 -0.83% 13
South Yorkshire -34 3 £375 +45.63% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 5
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 42 (53.16%) Selenium
2 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.18%) Java
4 25 (31.65%) WebDriver
5 24 (30.38%) QA
6 21 (26.58%) SoapUI
6 21 (26.58%) SDLC
7 19 (24.05%) BDD
7 19 (24.05%) Automated Testing
8 17 (21.52%) TDD
9 16 (20.25%) Scrum
9 16 (20.25%) SQL
9 16 (20.25%) Cucumber
9 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
10 15 (18.99%) Web Testing
11 14 (17.72%) Manual Testing
11 14 (17.72%) ISEB
11 14 (17.72%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (16.46%) Automation Testing
13 12 (15.19%) User Stories
14 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
14 11 (13.92%) JIRA
14 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (13.92%) Finance
15 10 (12.66%) Scala
16 9 (11.39%) .NET
17 8 (10.13%) C#
17 8 (10.13%) XML
17 8 (10.13%) Games
17 8 (10.13%) ISTQB

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 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 42 (53.16%) Selenium
2 25 (31.65%) WebDriver
3 21 (26.58%) SoapUI
4 16 (20.25%) Cucumber
5 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
5 11 (13.92%) JIRA
6 6 (7.59%) JUnit
6 6 (7.59%) RSpec
7 5 (6.33%) HP UFT
7 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.06%) Hudson
9 3 (3.80%) JMeter
9 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.80%) Robot Framework
9 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.53%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.53%) Subversion
11 1 (1.27%) Ant
11 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Games
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Analyst
2 30 (37.97%) Test Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) Test Engineer
4 13 (16.46%) Tester
5 11 (13.92%) Automation Tester
6 10 (12.66%) QA Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) QA Test Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Manual Test Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Quality Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (8.86%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (6.33%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (5.06%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) XML
3 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
4 6 (7.59%) JSON
4 6 (7.59%) SOAP
5 5 (6.33%) HTML
6 2 (2.53%) REST
6 2 (2.53%) RESTful
6 2 (2.53%) Web Services
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.27%) IVR
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) Replication
3 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Unix
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) SDLC
3 19 (24.05%) Automated Testing
3 19 (24.05%) BDD
4 17 (21.52%) TDD
5 16 (20.25%) Scrum
5 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
6 15 (18.99%) Web Testing
7 14 (17.72%) Defect Tracking
7 14 (17.72%) Manual Testing
8 13 (16.46%) Automation Testing
9 12 (15.19%) User Stories
10 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (10.13%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (8.86%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.86%) Test Management
13 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.59%) Security Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) Java
2 16 (20.25%) SQL
3 10 (12.66%) Scala
4 8 (10.13%) C#
5 6 (7.59%) Groovy
5 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) Python
6 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.80%) C
6 3 (3.80%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) VBScript
7 2 (2.53%) XPath
7 2 (2.53%) XQuery
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) ISEB
2 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.38%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) WCAG
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) HP
3 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.27%) JDA
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.27%) RedPrairie
3 1 (1.27%) Siebel
3 1 (1.27%) Veritas
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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