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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 43 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 14 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.69% 1.03% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.51% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£275 £425 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +63.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
- +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £80.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +135.29%
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
413 332 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.42% 68.45% 76.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 215 122
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 18
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Groovy
2 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 10 (66.67%) SOAP
3 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) ISEB
4 8 (53.33%) Ant
4 8 (53.33%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) Maven
4 8 (53.33%) JIRA
5 6 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (33.33%) Ansible
6 5 (33.33%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Servlets
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) WorldPay
8 3 (20.00%) Docker

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 8 (53.33%) Ant
3 8 (53.33%) Maven
3 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) SOAP
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) Sensu
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Groovy
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) logstash
2 2 (13.33%) Graphite
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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