The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 44 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.98% 0.88% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 1.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -23.04%
Automated Testing
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
345 443 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 85.61% 77.99% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 229 277
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £580 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Essex region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Essex region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 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
Basildon - 1 - -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated 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 Essex region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
3 10 (76.92%) Mentoring
3 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (76.92%) Apple iOS
3 10 (76.92%) Android
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
4 9 (69.23%) Adobe
4 9 (69.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (61.54%) Degree
5 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
6 6 (46.15%) Android Development
6 6 (46.15%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.69%) Google
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (69.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) HBase
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
1 1 (7.69%) Riak
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Developer
3 7 (53.85%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (46.15%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (38.46%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) D3.js
1 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Leaflet
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Android
1 10 (76.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
3 10 (76.92%) Mentoring
3 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Android Development
4 6 (46.15%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Mapbox