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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 119 138 141
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Median daily rate £325 £210 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -50.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £202 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £362 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Automation Tester
England

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
2418 2952 2816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.31% 95.01% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1793 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 239 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £41.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 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
Bedfordshire - 5 £275 - 4
Cambridgeshire +16 2 £375 +78.57% 2
Hertfordshire +12 2 £425 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Android
5 4 (26.67%) Magento
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) Subversion
5 4 (26.67%) Document Management
5 4 (26.67%) Xamarin
5 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (26.67%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) Re-Platforming

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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 4 (26.67%) Subversion
5 3 (20.00%) Appium
5 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) Protractor
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) Behat
4 1 (6.67%) Flash
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Document Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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