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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 46 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 2.50% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 3.13% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Median daily rate £338 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +4.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% +35.60%

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
397 479 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.08% 79.70% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 288 312
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 54
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +70.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £17.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 3 £338 -8.78% 9
Peterborough - 1 £380 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Tcl
5 1 (14.29%) NUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) RSpec
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Tcl
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
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