The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 93 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 31 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.80% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 12
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +52.63%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1810 1988 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.19% 76.67% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1146 1471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 198 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Automation Testing
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 Testing across the East of England region.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Automation Testing
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 Testing across the East of England region.

Automation Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Automation Testing
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 Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 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
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £306 -15.51% 6
Hertfordshire +9 11 £315 - 3
Bedfordshire +9 6 £450 +16.88% 1
Suffolk 0 1 £325 +8.33%
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 of England region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 32 (69.57%) Selenium
2 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (54.35%) Cucumber
4 22 (47.83%) Java
5 21 (45.65%) BDD
6 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
7 18 (39.13%) WebDriver
8 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
9 16 (34.78%) JBehave
9 16 (34.78%) C#
10 15 (32.61%) Gherkin
10 15 (32.61%) Open Source
11 14 (30.43%) Appium
12 13 (28.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (26.09%) QA
13 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
13 12 (26.09%) SoapUI
13 12 (26.09%) Xamarin
14 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (23.91%) TDD
15 10 (21.74%) JMeter
15 10 (21.74%) Finance
15 10 (21.74%) Scrum
15 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
15 10 (21.74%) ATDD
15 10 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (19.57%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (19.57%) Functional Testing
16 9 (19.57%) JIRA
16 9 (19.57%) Kanban

Automation Testing
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 8 (17.39%) Confluence
1 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (69.57%) Selenium
2 25 (54.35%) Cucumber
3 18 (39.13%) WebDriver
4 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
5 16 (34.78%) JBehave
6 14 (30.43%) Appium
7 13 (28.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (26.09%) SoapUI
9 10 (21.74%) JMeter
10 9 (19.57%) JIRA
11 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
11 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 8 (17.39%) JUnit
11 8 (17.39%) Maven
11 8 (17.39%) NUnit
12 6 (13.04%) FitNesse
12 6 (13.04%) SpecFlow
12 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
13 5 (10.87%) Calabash
13 5 (10.87%) Robot Framework
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Back Office
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Games
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Analyst
1 22 (47.83%) Test Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Tester
3 14 (30.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 13 (28.26%) Automation Tester
5 7 (15.22%) Test Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Automation Tester
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Tester
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Android Tester
9 3 (6.52%) iOS Tester
10 2 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) Gherkin
2 9 (19.57%) Spring
3 8 (17.39%) RESTful
4 5 (10.87%) .NET
5 3 (6.52%) SOAP
6 2 (4.35%) WCF
6 2 (4.35%) XML
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.17%) JSON
7 1 (2.17%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) Web Services
7 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Android
1 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) BDD
3 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
4 15 (32.61%) Open Source
5 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (23.91%) TDD
7 10 (21.74%) ATDD
7 10 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Scrum
8 9 (19.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (19.57%) Functional Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Kanban
9 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
12 5 (10.87%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Python
4 6 (13.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
2 7 (15.22%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Xamarin
2 8 (17.39%) Atlassian
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.17%) JDA
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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