The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 46 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 11 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.73% 1.50% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.86% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
Median daily rate £400 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -23.04%
Automated Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 805 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.81% 80.34% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 560 324
Median daily rate £425 £440 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheshire region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheshire region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 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
Macclesfield - 7 £500 - 3
Warrington +2 1 £313 -
Automated Testing
North West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) High Availability
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (41.67%) AWS Certification
4 5 (41.67%) boto
4 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (41.67%) YAML
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 4 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Salt
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (25.00%) Docker
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon EMR

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Web Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Website Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) boto
2 5 (41.67%) YAML
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) DOM
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
1 2 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) High Availability
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Security
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) SEO
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Salt
3 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
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