The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.38% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £80.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +131.88%
Automated Testing
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 107 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 92.57% 76.98% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (70.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (60.00%) Android Development
3 6 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (40.00%) Appium
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Redis
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (30.00%) Calabash
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (30.00%) Mocha
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (30.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) Appium
2 3 (30.00%) Mocha
2 3 (30.00%) Calabash
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (10.00%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Android
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) Android Development
2 6 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
1 2 (20.00%) Apigee
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