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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 29 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Test Scripting 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 0.55% - 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £219
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.36% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £43.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -21.83% +7.40%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 164 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 80.66% 77.36% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 126
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.07% +85.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.40 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Harrogate - 1 - -
Test Scripting
Yorkshire

Test Scripting
Top 9 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

Test Scripting
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft