The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / East of England
Rank 109 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.68% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.71% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Median daily rate £313 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £343 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2054 2239 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.45% 95.24% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1333 1481
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 230 190
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Automation Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester across the East of England region.

Automation Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Automation Tester
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -3 5 £310 -31.11% 2
Suffolk - 3 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £263 -
Essex -1 1 £450 +28.57%
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Java
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) Selenium
2 19 (57.58%) Cucumber
3 18 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 17 (51.52%) BDD
4 17 (51.52%) WebDriver
5 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
5 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
5 16 (48.48%) JIRA
5 16 (48.48%) Gherkin
6 15 (45.45%) Automation Testing
7 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
8 12 (36.36%) Scrum
8 12 (36.36%) QA
9 11 (33.33%) Open Source
9 11 (33.33%) JBehave
9 11 (33.33%) Functional Testing
10 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
10 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (30.30%) ATDD
10 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
10 10 (30.30%) Kanban
10 10 (30.30%) JMeter
11 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
11 9 (27.27%) JUnit
11 9 (27.27%) Retail
11 9 (27.27%) Spring
11 9 (27.27%) Maven

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (27.27%) Confluence
1 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
1 5 (15.15%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Selenium
2 19 (57.58%) Cucumber
3 18 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 17 (51.52%) WebDriver
5 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
5 16 (48.48%) JIRA
6 11 (33.33%) JBehave
7 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
7 10 (30.30%) JMeter
8 9 (27.27%) JUnit
8 9 (27.27%) Maven
9 8 (24.24%) Appium
9 8 (24.24%) NUnit
9 8 (24.24%) TeamCity
10 6 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (15.15%) FitNesse
12 4 (12.12%) Robot Framework
12 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
13 3 (9.09%) Mockito
13 3 (9.09%) Moq
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Gherkin
2 9 (27.27%) RESTful
2 9 (27.27%) Spring
3 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) J2EE
4 5 (15.15%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) JSON Schema
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
6 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) BDD
3 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
4 15 (45.45%) Automation Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (36.36%) Scrum
7 11 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Open Source
8 10 (30.30%) ATDD
8 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (30.30%) Kanban
8 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
9 9 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (27.27%) System Testing
10 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
11 5 (15.15%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) ECMAScript
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
2 5 (15.15%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Atlassian
2 5 (15.15%) hybris
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) SAP