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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 44 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.73% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.66 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+43.62% +0.64%
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
353 231 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 85.47% 70.86% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 160 137
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £189 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 48
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.84 £30.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 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 29 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) GitHub
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Terraform
3 3 (37.50%) GoCD
3 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mercator
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) GoCD
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Web Applications Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Web Automation Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Web Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Terraform
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Mercator