The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
Test Automation Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 350 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.53% 94.59% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 235 214
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 39
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Test Automation Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Test Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Groovy
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) WSDL
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Groovy
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) Degree