The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 43 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 18 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.94% - 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% - 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Automated Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 541 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.84% 74.93% 78.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 285 269
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 6 £370 - 6
Huntingdon - 4 £530 -
Peterborough - 4 £325 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) SOAP
3 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) ERP
4 11 (42.31%) SAP
5 10 (38.46%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (38.46%) ETL
5 10 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (38.46%) CMS
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 10 (38.46%) Android
5 10 (38.46%) RESTful
5 10 (38.46%) Force.com
5 10 (38.46%) Visualforce
5 10 (38.46%) Apex Code
5 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (38.46%) Heroku
5 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
5 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
5 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (38.46%) SOQL
6 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
6 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
6 9 (34.62%) Use Case
6 9 (34.62%) Migration
6 9 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (38.46%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (38.46%) Force.com
1 10 (38.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
3 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
3 5 (19.23%) NUnit
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) JUnit
4 4 (15.38%) RSpec
5 3 (11.54%) Ant
5 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) Maven
5 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.85%) MSTest
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) UI Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) CRM Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) SOAP
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (38.46%) RESTful
2 10 (38.46%) Visualforce
3 9 (34.62%) COM
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) REST
6 4 (15.38%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) WSDL
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 6 (23.08%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.54%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Android
1 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) ERP
3 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 10 (38.46%) ETL
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) CRM
4 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
4 9 (34.62%) Migration
4 9 (34.62%) Use Case
4 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
5 8 (30.77%) Presales
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (23.08%) Product Management
6 6 (23.08%) System Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
7 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Apex Code
2 10 (38.46%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SOQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SDET
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) SAP
3 10 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (34.62%) Siebel
5 1 (3.85%) Facebook
5 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter