The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 619 609 584
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.012% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £380 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £336 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £424 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Senior Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Automation Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Senior Automation Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Automation Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Automation Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London +5 6 £500 +14.94%
East of England - 3 £275 - 2
North West - 1 - -
Senior Automation Tester
UK

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Automation Tester in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 4 (22.22%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) Charles River
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing

Senior Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Calabash
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Appium
5 1 (5.56%) Gatling
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) PigUnit
5 1 (5.56%) PyUnit
5 1 (5.56%) RSpec
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) REST
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) BDD
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Bug Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) KYC
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Charles River
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle