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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 25 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 0.93% - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
Automated Testing
Northern Ireland

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
77 52 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 71.96% 70.27% 54.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 44
Average daily rate £250 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £257 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Metaprogramming

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Metaprogramming
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Processing
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio