The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 100 150 163
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +13
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 57 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 0.94% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.17% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 41
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £326 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
Automated Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2831 4452 4896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.91% 80.16% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2319 3508 3696
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.15 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% +34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 67 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (51.06%) Java
3 44 (46.81%) TDD
4 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
4 39 (41.49%) HTML
5 37 (39.36%) CSS
6 35 (37.23%) Scrum
7 32 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (31.91%) QA
9 28 (29.79%) Kanban
10 27 (28.72%) Pair Programming
11 23 (24.47%) BDD
12 22 (23.40%) Selenium
12 22 (23.40%) AngularJS
13 21 (22.34%) Finance
14 20 (21.28%) HTML5
14 20 (21.28%) Front End Development
15 19 (20.21%) C#
16 17 (18.09%) MySQL
16 17 (18.09%) WebDriver
16 17 (18.09%) DevOps
17 16 (17.02%) Git (software)
17 16 (17.02%) OO
18 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
19 14 (14.89%) SQL
19 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
19 14 (14.89%) RESTful
19 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
20 13 (13.83%) Cucumber
20 13 (13.83%) NoSQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 13 (13.83%) Node.js
2 5 (5.32%) Jetty
3 3 (3.19%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) Documentum
5 1 (1.06%) Drupal
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.13%) GitHub
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
1 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) MySQL
2 13 (13.83%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (7.45%) Big Data
4 7 (7.45%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Selenium
2 17 (18.09%) WebDriver
3 16 (17.02%) Git (software)
4 13 (13.83%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.38%) JIRA
7 5 (5.32%) Appium
7 5 (5.32%) Gradle
7 5 (5.32%) IntelliJ
7 5 (5.32%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.26%) Artifactory
8 4 (4.26%) Grunt
8 4 (4.26%) gulp
8 4 (4.26%) Robotium
8 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.19%) Maven
9 3 (3.19%) Xcode
10 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Games
4 4 (4.26%) Publishing
5 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Front Office
7 1 (1.06%) Interactive Media
7 1 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (54.26%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Senior Developer
3 18 (19.15%) Java Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) QA Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Senior QA Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Test Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Tester
11 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Angular Developer
11 5 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (5.32%) SQL Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.49%) HTML
2 37 (39.36%) CSS
3 22 (23.40%) AngularJS
4 20 (21.28%) HTML5
5 14 (14.89%) RESTful
6 13 (13.83%) jQuery
6 13 (13.83%) Spring
7 12 (12.77%) Ajax
8 11 (11.70%) Web Services
9 9 (9.57%) .NET
10 8 (8.51%) Backbone.js
10 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.51%) J2EE
10 8 (8.51%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (8.51%) XML
11 7 (7.45%) REST
12 6 (6.38%) Dropwizard
12 6 (6.38%) Hystrix
12 6 (6.38%) Scalatra
13 5 (5.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) User Experience
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Equities
5 2 (2.13%) Fintech
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.06%) Derivative
6 1 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Linux
2 7 (7.45%) Android
3 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.38%) Windows
4 5 (5.32%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (46.81%) TDD
3 35 (37.23%) Scrum
4 32 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (29.79%) Kanban
6 27 (28.72%) Pair Programming
7 23 (24.47%) BDD
8 20 (21.28%) Front End Development
9 17 (18.09%) DevOps
10 16 (17.02%) OO
11 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
12 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
13 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
14 10 (10.64%) SOA
15 9 (9.57%) Manual Testing
16 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
16 8 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (6.38%) MVC
17 6 (6.38%) Unit Testing
17 6 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) Java
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.21%) C#
4 14 (14.89%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) TypeScript
6 7 (7.45%) Scala
7 6 (6.38%) Python
8 5 (5.32%) Ruby
9 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.26%) VB
9 4 (4.26%) XAML
10 3 (3.19%) Go
11 2 (2.13%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.13%) C++
11 2 (2.13%) Groovy
11 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.13%) SOQL
11 2 (2.13%) VB6
11 2 (2.13%) VBA
12 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Degree
1 3 (3.19%) ISEB
1 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.13%) MCSD
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (31.91%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) Xen
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Puppet
2 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.19%) Ansible
4 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) New Relic
4 3 (3.19%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.13%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Citrix
6 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) Sybase
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago