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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 50 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.02% 0.82% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.03% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £210 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -50.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £210 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £254 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.44 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -19.38%
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
466 678 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.39% 79.58% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 403 355
Median daily rate £425 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 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 £51.00 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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
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 25 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 +16 5 £375 +78.57% 6
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (37.50%) JMeter
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

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 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) Robot Framework
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Lucene
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
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