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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 38 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 0.96% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.27% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £370 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire

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
315 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.60% 75.40% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 146 102
Average daily rate £400 £380 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Groovy
2 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
3 13 (68.42%) Maven
3 13 (68.42%) JIRA
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) Ant
3 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 13 (68.42%) Web Services
3 13 (68.42%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) ISEB
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 13 (68.42%) SoapUI
4 11 (57.89%) WSDL
4 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
5 10 (52.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (52.63%) Process Improvement
5 10 (52.63%) Defect Management
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) iPad

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Jenkins
2 13 (68.42%) Ant
2 13 (68.42%) JIRA
2 13 (68.42%) Maven
2 13 (68.42%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Automation Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Test Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) UI Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) SOAP
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) WSDL
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Defect Management
4 10 (52.63%) Process Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Line Management
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) OO
8 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Groovy
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISEB
2 10 (52.63%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Facebook
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter
2 1 (5.26%) WorldPay
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