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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 97 141 171
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +30
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 71 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.11% 1.05% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.25% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 27
Median daily rate £450 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £68.75
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -42.73%
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
2948 3838 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.48% 84.31% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3051 3572
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 51
Median hourly rate £19.96 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 92 (76.03%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (61.16%) Java
3 62 (51.24%) Scrum
4 61 (50.41%) JavaScript
5 53 (43.80%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (42.15%) HTML
7 48 (39.67%) TDD
8 43 (35.54%) CSS
9 42 (34.71%) HTML5
10 40 (33.06%) Git (software)
11 39 (32.23%) QA
12 36 (29.75%) Pair Programming
13 35 (28.93%) BDD
14 34 (28.10%) NoSQL
15 32 (26.45%) Web Services
15 32 (26.45%) AngularJS
16 31 (25.62%) Kanban
17 30 (24.79%) Selenium
18 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
18 29 (23.97%) Front End Development
19 28 (23.14%) Big Data
20 27 (22.31%) SQL
21 26 (21.49%) MVC
21 26 (21.49%) Node.js
21 26 (21.49%) DevOps
22 23 (19.01%) REST
22 23 (19.01%) Finance
23 22 (18.18%) MongoDB
24 21 (17.36%) Scala
24 21 (17.36%) Web Development

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 (4.13%) Apache
2 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.48%) Jetty
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) Documentum
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) Kentico
4 1 (0.83%) nginx
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.61%) SaaS
3 6 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.13%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 6 (4.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) SSH
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.10%) NoSQL
2 28 (23.14%) Big Data
3 22 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 17 (14.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (7.44%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.79%) MySQL
7 5 (4.13%) CouchDB
7 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.83%) HBase
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 40 (33.06%) Git (software)
2 30 (24.79%) Selenium
3 17 (14.05%) Cucumber
3 17 (14.05%) Gradle
3 17 (14.05%) IntelliJ
4 16 (13.22%) WebDriver
5 14 (11.57%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.92%) JIRA
7 11 (9.09%) Maven
8 9 (7.44%) RSpec
9 7 (5.79%) JBehave
9 7 (5.79%) TeamCity
10 6 (4.96%) JUnit
11 5 (4.13%) Appium
12 4 (3.31%) Hudson
12 4 (3.31%) Subversion
13 3 (2.48%) Calabash
13 3 (2.48%) Robotium
14 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
14 2 (1.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (19.01%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Banking
2 13 (10.74%) Marketing
3 8 (6.61%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Games
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (53.72%) Developer
2 29 (23.97%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Tester
7 8 (6.61%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Automation Tester
8 7 (5.79%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.79%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.13%) Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.13%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (4.13%) PHP Architect
10 5 (4.13%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Senior QA Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (42.15%) HTML
2 43 (35.54%) CSS
3 42 (34.71%) HTML5
4 32 (26.45%) AngularJS
4 32 (26.45%) Web Services
5 26 (21.49%) Node.js
6 23 (19.01%) REST
7 20 (16.53%) Dropwizard
8 17 (14.05%) Hystrix
8 17 (14.05%) Scalatra
9 16 (13.22%) CSS3
10 14 (11.57%) Play Framework
11 12 (9.92%) JSON
12 11 (9.09%) React
13 10 (8.26%) XML
14 9 (7.44%) jQuery
14 9 (7.44%) RESTful
14 9 (7.44%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (6.61%) Haml
15 8 (6.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.74%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.79%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.31%) User Experience
6 3 (2.48%) iPad
6 3 (2.48%) iPhone
7 2 (1.65%) Equities
7 2 (1.65%) Fintech
7 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) Android
3 7 (5.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (76.03%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.24%) Scrum
3 53 (43.80%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (39.67%) TDD
5 36 (29.75%) Pair Programming
6 35 (28.93%) BDD
7 31 (25.62%) Kanban
8 29 (23.97%) Front End Development
8 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
9 26 (21.49%) DevOps
9 26 (21.49%) MVC
10 21 (17.36%) Web Development
11 17 (14.05%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (14.05%) Refactoring
11 17 (14.05%) SOA
11 17 (14.05%) SOLID
11 17 (14.05%) Web Application Development
12 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
13 13 (10.74%) Mentoring
13 13 (10.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 74 (61.16%) Java
2 61 (50.41%) JavaScript
3 27 (22.31%) SQL
4 21 (17.36%) Scala
5 20 (16.53%) C#
6 18 (14.88%) Ruby
7 15 (12.40%) TypeScript
8 10 (8.26%) Python
9 9 (7.44%) PHP
10 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.13%) C++
11 5 (4.13%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (3.31%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.65%) VB
15 1 (0.83%) C
15 1 (0.83%) Perl
15 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.83%) VBA
15 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.83%) CEH
3 1 (0.83%) CISSP
3 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (32.23%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) HDFS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Ansible
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.83%) Grafana
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) Kibana
3 1 (0.83%) logstash
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Google
2 17 (14.05%) New Relic
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle
4 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.83%) Splunk
5 1 (0.83%) Sybase
5 1 (0.83%) WorldPay
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