The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 35 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 2.13% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.53% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £338 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -4.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 316 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.05% 84.04% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 197 154
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 16
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £29.00 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) RSpec
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
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