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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 110 112 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 16 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.69% 0.89% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.94% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 6
Median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+24.16% -
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
2213 2448 2739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.18% 94.92% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1420 1751
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 263 186
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Hertfordshire -4 9 £285 -5.16%
Bedfordshire +4 2 £263 -31.81% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £475 +46.15% 5
Suffolk - 2 £494 -
Norfolk - 1 £500 -
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
3 15 (51.72%) SoapUI
4 14 (48.28%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) BDD
5 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
5 13 (44.83%) Automation Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
6 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
6 12 (41.38%) Gherkin
6 12 (41.38%) JIRA
6 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
7 11 (37.93%) C#
7 11 (37.93%) JMeter
8 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (31.03%) Retail
9 9 (31.03%) System Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Appium
10 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
10 8 (27.59%) QA
11 7 (24.14%) NUnit
11 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (24.14%) Open Source
11 7 (24.14%) JBehave
11 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing

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 6 (20.69%) Confluence
1 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) DB2
1 5 (17.24%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
2 15 (51.72%) SoapUI
3 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
4 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
4 12 (41.38%) JIRA
5 11 (37.93%) JMeter
6 8 (27.59%) Appium
6 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
7 7 (24.14%) JBehave
7 7 (24.14%) NUnit
8 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (20.69%) JUnit
8 6 (20.69%) Maven
9 5 (17.24%) FitNesse
9 5 (17.24%) TeamCity
10 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (13.79%) Robot Framework
11 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
11 1 (3.45%) Moq
General
1 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Gherkin
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) RESTful
2 6 (20.69%) Spring
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) XML
4 4 (13.79%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Android
1 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Automation Testing
2 13 (44.83%) BDD
3 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
3 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) System Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Open Source
7 6 (20.69%) ATDD
7 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
7 6 (20.69%) Kanban
7 6 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Coaching
8 5 (17.24%) Document Management
8 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
2 5 (17.24%) hybris
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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