Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 45 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.16% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
North Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +23.08% +4.84%
10th Percentile £377 £400 £288
90th Percentile £431 £400 £363
Yorkshire median daily rate £370 £323 £325
% change year-on-year +14.73% -0.77% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 268 321 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 77.91% 76.79% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 174 212
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £115 £163 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 16
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £14.69 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.97% -8.20% +25.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.31 £12.00
90th Percentile £24.35 £38.65 £39.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in North Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Scripting in North Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Scripting in North Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 4 £406 - 2
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Capybara
1 4 (100.00%) Calabash
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Calabash
1 4 (100.00%) Capybara
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree