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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 71 25 53
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +28
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 43 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.26% 5.65% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 7.88% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£279 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.41% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £343 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +18.46%
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
588 546 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 75.38% 71.75% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 290 206
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.28 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 6 July 2015. 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
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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 -12 1 £220 -48.23% 17
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) COM
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
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