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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 44 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% - 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £38.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +32.75%
Test Automation
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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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 297 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 75.85% 76.74% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 138 71
Average daily rate £379 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 19
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) SysML
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SysML
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree