The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 48 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 10 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.71% 2.75% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 3.60% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 5
Median daily rate £288 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +49.12%
Test Automation
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
473 528 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.85% 76.52% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 323 358
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 39 50
Median hourly rate £34.50 £41.25 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +12.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Peterborough +4 6 £275 -31.25%
Cambridge +2 4 £363 - 10
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) Automation Testing
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
6 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
6 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
6 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 5 (29.41%) JMeter
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Back Office
7 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
7 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
7 4 (23.53%) Appium
7 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
8 3 (17.65%) JBehave

Test Automation
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 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) JMeter
2 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
2 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 4 (23.53%) Appium
3 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
4 3 (17.65%) JBehave
5 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) AppVeyor
6 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Games
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Developer in Test
4 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Lucene
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Automation Testing
3 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
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