The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 23 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.82% 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 199 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 89.34% 86.90% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 93 65
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the Bradford region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Test Automation
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification