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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 101 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 61 27 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 0.78% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.93% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 48
Median daily rate £440 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £335 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £553 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -23.04%
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
2786 2911 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.06% 84.13% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2334 3614
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 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 City of London region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 101 (76.52%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (59.85%) Java
3 69 (52.27%) Scrum
4 65 (49.24%) JavaScript
5 61 (46.21%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (42.42%) TDD
7 54 (40.91%) HTML
8 47 (35.61%) CSS
9 41 (31.06%) Pair Programming
9 41 (31.06%) Git (software)
10 39 (29.55%) NoSQL
10 39 (29.55%) AngularJS
11 38 (28.79%) HTML5
12 37 (28.03%) SQL
12 37 (28.03%) BDD
13 36 (27.27%) Kanban
14 34 (25.76%) QA
14 34 (25.76%) Web Services
15 31 (23.48%) Selenium
16 29 (21.97%) Software Engineering
17 28 (21.21%) Node.js
18 27 (20.45%) DevOps
18 27 (20.45%) Front End Development
18 27 (20.45%) C#
19 26 (19.70%) Finance
19 26 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (19.70%) Big Data
20 25 (18.94%) MVC
21 23 (17.42%) REST
22 22 (16.67%) Dropwizard

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 5 (3.79%) Jetty
2 4 (3.03%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
4 2 (1.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.52%) Kentico
4 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) nginx
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (6.82%) SaaS
3 6 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.79%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) GitHub
6 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) HTTP
1 8 (6.06%) Internet
2 3 (2.27%) RTP
2 3 (2.27%) RTSP
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.55%) NoSQL
2 26 (19.70%) Big Data
3 21 (15.91%) MongoDB
4 17 (12.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.82%) MySQL
6 9 (6.82%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.55%) CouchDB
7 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.76%) DB2
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.76%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 41 (31.06%) Git (software)
2 31 (23.48%) Selenium
3 20 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 17 (12.88%) WebDriver
5 16 (12.12%) Gradle
5 16 (12.12%) IntelliJ
6 15 (11.36%) Cucumber
7 12 (9.09%) JIRA
7 12 (9.09%) Maven
8 8 (6.06%) JUnit
8 8 (6.06%) RSpec
8 8 (6.06%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.79%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.03%) Hudson
10 4 (3.03%) JBehave
10 4 (3.03%) Subversion
11 3 (2.27%) Calabash
11 3 (2.27%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.27%) Mocha
11 3 (2.27%) Protractor
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Marketing
3 12 (9.09%) Banking
4 6 (4.55%) Retail
5 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Games
7 2 (1.52%) Front Office
7 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (53.03%) Developer
2 33 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Full Stack Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Tester
5 12 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 11 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 10 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) QA Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Architect
11 6 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (4.55%) QA Test Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Test Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.79%) Agile Developer
12 5 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Node.js Developer
12 5 (3.79%) PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (40.91%) HTML
2 47 (35.61%) CSS
3 39 (29.55%) AngularJS
4 38 (28.79%) HTML5
5 34 (25.76%) Web Services
6 28 (21.21%) Node.js
7 23 (17.42%) REST
8 22 (16.67%) Dropwizard
9 16 (12.12%) Hystrix
9 16 (12.12%) Scalatra
10 14 (10.61%) CSS3
11 13 (9.85%) RESTful
12 12 (9.09%) jQuery
12 12 (9.09%) Play Framework
12 12 (9.09%) React
12 12 (9.09%) Spring
13 11 (8.33%) JSON
14 10 (7.58%) Ajax
14 10 (7.58%) XML
15 8 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.85%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.79%) User Experience
5 4 (3.03%) Fintech
6 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.27%) iPad
6 3 (2.27%) iPhone
6 3 (2.27%) MPEG
6 3 (2.27%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.52%) Equities
7 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.76%) Derivative
8 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
8 1 (0.76%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) Linux
2 11 (8.33%) Android
3 10 (7.58%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.03%) Unix
5 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.52%) Windows
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (76.52%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (52.27%) Scrum
3 61 (46.21%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (42.42%) TDD
5 41 (31.06%) Pair Programming
6 37 (28.03%) BDD
7 36 (27.27%) Kanban
8 29 (21.97%) Software Engineering
9 27 (20.45%) DevOps
9 27 (20.45%) Front End Development
10 25 (18.94%) MVC
11 21 (15.91%) Web Development
12 17 (12.88%) Refactoring
12 17 (12.88%) SOA
12 17 (12.88%) SOLID
13 16 (12.12%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (12.12%) Web Application Development
14 15 (11.36%) Test Automation
15 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
15 13 (9.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 79 (59.85%) Java
2 65 (49.24%) JavaScript
3 37 (28.03%) SQL
4 27 (20.45%) C#
5 22 (16.67%) Scala
6 16 (12.12%) Ruby
7 14 (10.61%) Python
7 14 (10.61%) TypeScript
8 11 (8.33%) PHP
9 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.79%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (3.03%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.27%) C++
12 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.27%) Perl
12 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.52%) ES6
13 2 (1.52%) VB
14 1 (0.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) ISEB
3 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) CEH
4 1 (0.76%) CISSP
4 1 (0.76%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.76%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) Ansible
2 2 (1.52%) Grafana
2 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Graphite
3 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) Kibana
3 1 (0.76%) logstash
3 1 (0.76%) Packer
3 1 (0.76%) Terraform
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (13.64%) Google
2 16 (12.12%) New Relic
3 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle
5 4 (3.03%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.27%) Brightcove
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.52%) Sybase
8 1 (0.76%) Actuate
8 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.76%) Apple
8 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.76%) Solace
8 1 (0.76%) Splunk
8 1 (0.76%) WorldPay
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