The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 90 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 7 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.83% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.08% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
Median daily rate £381 £350 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
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
1287 1206 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 739 549
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 60
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -5 5 £363 +3.57% 3
Northamptonshire - 1 £500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 13 (56.52%) HP
2 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
3 10 (43.48%) SDLC
4 9 (39.13%) HP UFT
5 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
6 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) Test Management
7 6 (26.09%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (21.74%) QA
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 3 (13.04%) Time Management
10 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
10 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
10 3 (13.04%) ISEB
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
11 2 (8.70%) SAP
11 2 (8.70%) JIRA
11 2 (8.70%) Migration
11 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
11 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
12 1 (4.35%) Cucumber

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) Power BI
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) HP UFT
2 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) JMeter
4 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) TestRail
4 1 (4.35%) VersionOne
4 1 (4.35%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
1 9 (39.13%) Test Automation Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) QA Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Strategy Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
2 10 (43.48%) SDLC
3 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Open Source
4 6 (26.09%) Test Management
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
7 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
9 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
9 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
9 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) R
2 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) Zend
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