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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 49 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 8 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 1.93% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Average daily rate £370 £475 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +49.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £475 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
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
468 575 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.66% 79.09% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 336 195
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 37
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 -2 6 £370 -7.50% 9
Peterborough +15 1 £350 - 1
Huntingdon - 1 £450 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Groovy
2 16 (66.67%) Web Services
2 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 15 (62.50%) SOAP
4 14 (58.33%) XML
4 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 14 (58.33%) Ant
4 14 (58.33%) ISEB
4 14 (58.33%) JIRA
4 14 (58.33%) Maven
4 14 (58.33%) Scrum
4 14 (58.33%) SoapUI
5 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (50.00%) WSDL
6 11 (45.83%) ISEB Practitioner
6 11 (45.83%) Process Improvement
6 11 (45.83%) Defect Management
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.50%) Linux
10 3 (12.50%) Java
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 3 (12.50%) Python
10 3 (12.50%) jQuery
10 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Force.com
2 1 (4.17%) Heroku
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 14 (58.33%) Ant
2 14 (58.33%) JIRA
2 14 (58.33%) Maven
2 14 (58.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Automation Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) UI Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum Master
7 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
2 15 (62.50%) SOAP
3 14 (58.33%) XML
4 12 (50.00%) WSDL
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (8.33%) Servlets
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) HTML
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (4.17%) Sensu
8 1 (4.17%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Defect Management
4 11 (45.83%) Process Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Line Management
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Test Management
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Groovy
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISEB
2 11 (45.83%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Graphite
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) WorldPay
2 1 (4.17%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter
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