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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
London / City of London
Rank 117 112 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 38 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.28% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.48% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 43
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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
2501 2769 4247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.75% 86.75% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1984 2201 3314
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 £340 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 77 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.98%) Scrum
2 52 (50.98%) Java
3 51 (50.00%) TDD
4 47 (46.08%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 40 (39.22%) HTML
7 38 (37.25%) Kanban
8 37 (36.27%) QA
9 35 (34.31%) BDD
9 35 (34.31%) CSS
10 34 (33.33%) Pair Programming
11 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
12 27 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (26.47%) Finance
13 26 (25.49%) Selenium
14 25 (24.51%) Web Services
15 22 (21.57%) SQL
15 22 (21.57%) AngularJS
16 21 (20.59%) HTML5
17 18 (17.65%) MongoDB
17 18 (17.65%) Web Development
17 18 (17.65%) Front End Development
17 18 (17.65%) Dropwizard
18 17 (16.67%) NoSQL
18 17 (16.67%) SOA
18 17 (16.67%) MVC
19 16 (15.69%) Refactoring
19 16 (15.69%) SOLID
19 16 (15.69%) DevOps

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 4 (3.92%) Jetty
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Kentico
3 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.94%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) GitHub
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.98%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) HTTP
2 7 (6.86%) RTP
2 7 (6.86%) RTSP
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 17 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.78%) Big Data
3 11 (10.78%) MySQL
4 9 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.92%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.98%) DB2
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.98%) Redis
7 1 (0.98%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
2 26 (25.49%) Selenium
3 15 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 14 (13.73%) IntelliJ
4 14 (13.73%) WebDriver
5 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.82%) SpecFlow
7 8 (7.84%) Gradle
8 7 (6.86%) JIRA
9 6 (5.88%) Grunt
9 6 (5.88%) gulp
10 4 (3.92%) Maven
11 3 (2.94%) Mocha
11 3 (2.94%) Protractor
11 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.96%) Hudson
12 2 (1.96%) Mockito
12 2 (1.96%) RSpec
12 2 (1.96%) webpack
General
1 27 (26.47%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Games
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Developer
2 29 (28.43%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Full Stack Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Tester
5 13 (12.75%) Automation Tester
6 12 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (10.78%) Test Engineer
8 9 (8.82%) Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) QA Engineer
9 8 (7.84%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.90%) Architect
12 4 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) QA Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) Senior QA Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
13 3 (2.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (39.22%) HTML
2 35 (34.31%) CSS
3 25 (24.51%) Web Services
4 22 (21.57%) AngularJS
5 21 (20.59%) HTML5
6 18 (17.65%) Dropwizard
7 15 (14.71%) Hystrix
7 15 (14.71%) Scalatra
8 14 (13.73%) jQuery
8 14 (13.73%) RESTful
8 14 (13.73%) Spring
9 13 (12.75%) Node.js
9 13 (12.75%) React
10 12 (11.76%) Ajax
11 11 (10.78%) Play Framework
12 10 (9.80%) REST
13 7 (6.86%) FFmpeg
13 7 (6.86%) GStreamer
13 7 (6.86%) JSON
13 7 (6.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.86%) MPEG
2 7 (6.86%) Streaming Video
3 5 (4.90%) Fintech
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Equities
6 2 (1.96%) iPad
6 2 (1.96%) iPhone
6 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.98%) Contactless
7 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.98%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.98%) PMI
7 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.98%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 13 (12.75%) Android
3 11 (10.78%) Linux
4 4 (3.92%) Unix
4 4 (3.92%) Windows
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.98%) Scrum
3 51 (50.00%) TDD
4 47 (46.08%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (37.25%) Kanban
6 35 (34.31%) BDD
7 34 (33.33%) Pair Programming
8 18 (17.65%) Front End Development
8 18 (17.65%) Web Development
9 17 (16.67%) MVC
9 17 (16.67%) SOA
10 16 (15.69%) DevOps
10 16 (15.69%) Refactoring
10 16 (15.69%) SOLID
11 15 (14.71%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (14.71%) Manual Testing
11 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 15 (14.71%) Web Application Development
12 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
13 12 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.98%) Java
2 42 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.57%) SQL
4 12 (11.76%) Python
5 11 (10.78%) C#
6 10 (9.80%) Scala
7 8 (7.84%) Ruby
8 7 (6.86%) PHP
9 6 (5.88%) Groovy
10 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.94%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.94%) Perl
11 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.96%) ES6
12 2 (1.96%) Go
12 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.98%) VB
13 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) ISEB
2 5 (4.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (36.27%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) Grafana
2 1 (0.98%) Graphite
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Packer
2 1 (0.98%) Terraform
2 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) New Relic
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) Brightcove
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.96%) Sybase
7 1 (0.98%) Actuate
7 1 (0.98%) Apple
7 1 (0.98%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.98%) Solace
7 1 (0.98%) TOWER Software
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