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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 62 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Median daily rate £490 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+34.19% +0.64%
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
664 559 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.18% 77.00% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 370 310
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £19.50 £7.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) ETL
5 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) PVCS
5 5 (33.33%) ClearQuest
5 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) Apache CXF
6 4 (26.67%) UML
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Windows

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 4 (26.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) ClearQuest
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) PVCS
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) JMeter
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (26.67%) Apache CXF
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (13.33%) LINQ
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) OOP
4 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) R
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
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