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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 52 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 1.99% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 2.49% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £320 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £241 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £364 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
467 683 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.69% 79.88% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 408 350
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.77 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.64% -47.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 4 £320 +16.36% 10
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) ERP
5 6 (42.86%) NUnit
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) SAP
6 5 (35.71%) SOAP
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) JUnit
7 4 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 4 (28.57%) ETL
7 4 (28.57%) CRM
7 4 (28.57%) Siebel
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (28.57%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Heroku
2 3 (21.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) NUnit
3 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) RSpec
6 2 (14.29%) MSTest
7 1 (7.14%) Ant
7 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (7.14%) Maven
7 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 4 (28.57%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) Visualforce
3 3 (21.43%) COM
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
1 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) ERP
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Apex Code
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) SOQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (28.57%) Siebel
4 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards