The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 57 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 618 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.09% 74.64% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 421 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -34.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Birmingham region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Birmingham region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) LINQ
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
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