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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 146 165 176
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 44 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.71% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.92% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 24
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£488 £388 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £578 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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
4228 5006 4813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.75% 77.28% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3276 3643 3682
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 54
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £103.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -76.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 69 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.00%) Java
3 36 (36.00%) TDD
4 33 (33.00%) Selenium
5 32 (32.00%) Finance
6 30 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (27.00%) Banking
7 27 (27.00%) Scrum
7 27 (27.00%) SQL
8 25 (25.00%) C#
8 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 24 (24.00%) BDD
10 20 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 20 (20.00%) .NET
10 20 (20.00%) Linux
11 18 (18.00%) QA
12 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 16 (16.00%) DevOps
13 15 (15.00%) HTML
13 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.00%) Web Services
14 14 (14.00%) Jenkins
15 13 (13.00%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (13.00%) JIRA
15 13 (13.00%) Manual Testing
16 11 (11.00%) OOP
16 11 (11.00%) OO
16 11 (11.00%) Sybase
17 10 (10.00%) CSS
17 10 (10.00%) Test Strategy

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) Confluence
3 2 (2.00%) Node.js
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) Drupal
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.00%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.00%) RMDS
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) GitHub
2 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.00%) SSL
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) IPsec
2 2 (2.00%) DHCP
2 2 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (33.00%) Selenium
2 14 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.00%) JIRA
3 13 (13.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 9 (9.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.00%) JMeter
7 6 (6.00%) Subversion
7 6 (6.00%) Maven
8 5 (5.00%) Hudson
8 5 (5.00%) Appium
9 4 (4.00%) JUnit
10 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.00%) NUnit
10 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.00%) JBehave
11 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 27 (27.00%) Banking
3 20 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Front Office
5 3 (3.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Games
6 2 (2.00%) Publishing
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.00%) Electronics
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (1.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (33.00%) Developer
2 19 (19.00%) Analyst
3 18 (18.00%) Test Analyst
4 16 (16.00%) Tester
5 9 (9.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.00%) QA Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) QA Tester
8 6 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Test Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Automation Specialist
11 3 (3.00%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.00%) C++ Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.00%) Web Services
2 15 (15.00%) HTML
3 10 (10.00%) CSS
4 8 (8.00%) HTML5
4 8 (8.00%) REST
5 7 (7.00%) MSMQ
6 6 (6.00%) RESTful
7 5 (5.00%) SOAP
7 5 (5.00%) XML
7 5 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.00%) Gherkin
8 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.00%) JSON
9 3 (3.00%) Spring
9 3 (3.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Equities
1 5 (5.00%) Derivative
1 5 (5.00%) Open Source
1 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.00%) User Experience
2 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.00%) Market Risk
2 3 (3.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.00%) W3C
4 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.00%) DTV
4 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.00%) Tandem
4 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) UNIX
3 8 (8.00%) Windows
4 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) TDD
3 30 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (27.00%) Scrum
5 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 24 (24.00%) BDD
7 16 (16.00%) DevOps
8 13 (13.00%) Manual Testing
9 11 (11.00%) OOP
9 11 (11.00%) OO
10 10 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (8.00%) MVC
11 8 (8.00%) Migration
12 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.00%) ITIL
12 7 (7.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.00%) Analytics
12 7 (7.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.00%) Java
2 27 (27.00%) SQL
3 25 (25.00%) C#
4 15 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.00%) C++
5 7 (7.00%) Python
5 7 (7.00%) Ruby
6 6 (6.00%) Perl
7 4 (4.00%) PHP
7 4 (4.00%) Scala
7 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.00%) VB
9 2 (2.00%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.00%) Groovy
10 1 (1.00%) XAML
10 1 (1.00%) Korn
10 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) ISEB
1 9 (9.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) COREP
2 2 (2.00%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (6.00%) Puppet
1 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Sybase
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) HP
3 3 (3.00%) IBM
3 3 (3.00%) Twitter
4 2 (2.00%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (1.00%) CODA
5 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.00%) Reuters
5 1 (1.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.00%) OpenText
5 1 (1.00%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.00%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago