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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 51 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.36% 0.89% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.14% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Median daily rate £300 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%

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
430 437 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.04% 77.48% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 260 347
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 33 58
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 +2 2 £300 +4.34% 6
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) RSpec
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
1 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP