The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £355 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Test Automation
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
315 245 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.03% 75.62% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 134 150
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Coventry region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Test Automation
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Appium
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Java

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Appium
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA