The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - - 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -8.08%
Test Automation
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
182 158 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 77.12% 69.60% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 90 98
Median daily rate £394 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £430 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 15
Median hourly rate £15.25 £45.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £12.50 £8.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Test Automation
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM