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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 56 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.50% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.93% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £338 £238 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £210 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £430 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -8.08%
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
491 646 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.56% 79.75% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 395 311
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 49
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 July 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 +9 2 £375 +78.57% 15
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking

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
1 1 (12.50%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
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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