The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 60 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.33% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £353 £300 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +48.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 - -
Automation Tester
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
590 717 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.93% 96.63% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 358 320
Median daily rate £413 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 80 72
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Tester across the Cambridgeshire region.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester across the Cambridgeshire region.

Automation Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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 2 £353 - 2
Automation Tester
East of England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SDET