The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +18.46%
Automated Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 83 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 70.24% 82.18% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 63
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Parallel Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
2 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (75.00%) Metaprogramming
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Control-M
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (25.00%) Xceptor
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (75.00%) Metaprogramming
1 3 (75.00%) Parallel Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) Korn
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Ab Initio