The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 36 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.82% - 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -3.64%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
301 190 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.69% 71.16% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 113 121
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.16% -3.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft