The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 464 497 490
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 118 61 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 46 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £137.50 £31.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+343.54% -81.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 £170.00
% change year-on-year
- -81.76%
Automation Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47398 44867 49560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.29% 92.84% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29474 27392 28446
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 1956 2422
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Automation Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Automation Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Automation Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 78 £375 +7.14% 9
South East +6 15 £350 +7.69% 3
East of England -17 7 £338 -
South West -33 5 £350 - 3
East Midlands -1 3 - -
Yorkshire -2 3 £375 +30.43% 2
North East - 3 £355 -
North West -4 2 £325 +18.18% 1
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 170 (67.73%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (56.57%) Selenium
3 115 (45.82%) Test Automation
4 114 (45.42%) Java
5 107 (42.63%) Cucumber
5 107 (42.63%) BDD
6 85 (33.86%) WebDriver
7 83 (33.07%) TDD
8 76 (30.28%) QA
9 74 (29.48%) Test Scripting
10 72 (28.69%) Automation Testing
11 67 (26.69%) Ruby
12 60 (23.90%) C#
13 59 (23.51%) SQL
14 56 (22.31%) Scrum
15 43 (17.13%) User Stories
16 42 (16.73%) QuickTest Pro
17 39 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (15.14%) .NET
19 36 (14.34%) JavaScript
19 36 (14.34%) Jenkins
20 35 (13.94%) Automated Testing
21 33 (13.15%) JIRA
21 33 (13.15%) Web Services
22 31 (12.35%) PHP
22 31 (12.35%) HTML
23 29 (11.55%) Android
24 28 (11.16%) XML
24 28 (11.16%) Linux
24 28 (11.16%) E-Commerce

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.39%) Node.js
2 3 (1.20%) Confluence
3 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Drupal
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
1 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.59%) HTTP
2 4 (1.59%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
4 2 (0.80%) Telnet
4 2 (0.80%) Firewall
4 2 (0.80%) Wireless
4 2 (0.80%) Broadband
4 2 (0.80%) DHCP
4 2 (0.80%) FTP
4 2 (0.80%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) SNMP
5 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.18%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.59%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.19%) MySQL
5 4 (1.59%) Big Data
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 142 (56.57%) Selenium
2 107 (42.63%) Cucumber
3 85 (33.86%) WebDriver
4 42 (16.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 36 (14.34%) Jenkins
6 33 (13.15%) JIRA
7 24 (9.56%) SoapUI
8 22 (8.76%) Calabash
9 17 (6.77%) JBehave
10 15 (5.98%) Git (software)
10 15 (5.98%) Subversion
10 15 (5.98%) SpecFlow
11 14 (5.58%) JMeter
11 14 (5.58%) JUnit
11 14 (5.58%) WATIR
12 13 (5.18%) FitNesse
13 12 (4.78%) Maven
13 12 (4.78%) Capybara
14 11 (4.38%) TeamCity
15 10 (3.98%) Hudson
General
1 18 (7.17%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Banking
3 4 (1.59%) Retail
3 4 (1.59%) Publishing
4 3 (1.20%) Games
4 3 (1.20%) Local Government
5 2 (0.80%) Marketing
5 2 (0.80%) Military
5 2 (0.80%) Advertising
5 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.14%) .NET
2 33 (13.15%) Web Services
3 31 (12.35%) HTML
4 28 (11.16%) XML
5 23 (9.16%) SOAP
5 23 (9.16%) JSON
6 16 (6.37%) REST
7 15 (5.98%) RESTful
8 12 (4.78%) ASP.NET
9 11 (4.38%) CSS
9 11 (4.38%) XSLT
9 11 (4.38%) Spring
10 10 (3.98%) JSP
11 7 (2.79%) HTML5
11 7 (2.79%) Gherkin
12 6 (2.39%) Sass
12 6 (2.39%) OLE
13 5 (1.99%) Middleware
13 5 (1.99%) Android SDK
14 4 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.37%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.78%) Open Source
3 9 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.19%) Over-the-Top Content
5 7 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.39%) Video on Demand
6 6 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.99%) STB
7 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.99%) User Experience
8 4 (1.59%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.20%) IPTV
10 2 (0.80%) Derivative
10 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.80%) Streaming Media
10 2 (0.80%) Firmware
10 2 (0.80%) GIS
10 2 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.40%) Handset
11 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.55%) Android
2 28 (11.16%) Linux
3 26 (10.36%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.58%) UNIX
5 5 (1.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (67.73%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (45.82%) Test Automation
3 107 (42.63%) BDD
4 83 (33.07%) TDD
5 74 (29.48%) Test Scripting
6 72 (28.69%) Automation Testing
7 56 (22.31%) Scrum
8 43 (17.13%) User Stories
9 39 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (13.94%) Automated Testing
11 28 (11.16%) Regression Testing
11 28 (11.16%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.76%) Performance Testing
13 20 (7.97%) OO
14 18 (7.17%) Software Testing
15 16 (6.37%) Manual Testing
15 16 (6.37%) Integration Testing
16 14 (5.58%) Functional Testing
17 11 (4.38%) Pair Programming
17 11 (4.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 114 (45.42%) Java
2 67 (26.69%) Ruby
3 60 (23.90%) C#
4 59 (23.51%) SQL
5 36 (14.34%) JavaScript
6 31 (12.35%) PHP
7 23 (9.16%) VB
8 18 (7.17%) Python
9 15 (5.98%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.59%) VBScript
10 9 (3.59%) C++
11 8 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.39%) Perl
12 6 (2.39%) Groovy
13 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.59%) C
14 3 (1.20%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (10.76%) ISEB
2 21 (8.37%) ISTQB
3 18 (7.17%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.58%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.19%) Degree
6 6 (2.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (30.28%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 22 (8.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 26 (10.36%) Oracle
2 20 (7.97%) HP
3 15 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.59%) Green Hat
5 2 (0.80%) SAP
5 2 (0.80%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) Siebel
6 1 (0.40%) Sybase
6 1 (0.40%) CA
6 1 (0.40%) Apple
6 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.40%) VMware
6 1 (0.40%) Cadence
6 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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