The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation 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
Automation Testing
Rank 89 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.13% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.16% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £313 £363 £302
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £333 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £393 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Automation Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1230 1224 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.71% 77.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 751 572
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 67
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.08 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +31.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automation Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £280 -13.84% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £319 - 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
5 6 (33.33%) ERP
5 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (33.33%) Smart Meter
5 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Billing
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Selenium
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (16.67%) SDLC
9 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
9 2 (11.11%) BDD
9 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
9 2 (11.11%) Test Management
9 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (11.11%) ISEB
9 2 (11.11%) Internet
9 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
9 2 (11.11%) MS Office

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.56%) MSTest
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
1 11 (61.11%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Manual Tester
4 3 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Manual Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 6 (33.33%) ERP
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
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