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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 24 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.73% - 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
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
111 229 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 81.02% 89.11% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 102 69
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.72 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.55% -66.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) TestPartner

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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manual Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle