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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Rank 32 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 21 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.12% 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +54.16%

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
347 434 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.63% 80.52% 78.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 249 179
Median daily rate £420 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 41
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +73.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £62.50 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £475 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) DevOps
3 17 (70.83%) TDD
4 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
5 14 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (45.83%) Apple iOS
6 11 (45.83%) Android
7 10 (41.67%) Adobe
7 10 (41.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (37.50%) Degree
8 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 7 (29.17%) Android Development
9 7 (29.17%) iOS Development
10 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (25.00%) XDoclet
10 6 (25.00%) Java EE
10 6 (25.00%) Selenium
10 6 (25.00%) Groovy
10 6 (25.00%) Open Source
10 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
10 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
10 6 (25.00%) EJB
10 6 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
11 3 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment

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 10 (41.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) HBase
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Riak
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
1 6 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 6 (25.00%) XDoclet
General
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ETL Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) EJB
1 6 (25.00%) Java EE
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) D3.js
2 1 (4.17%) Dropwizard
2 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) JAX-RS
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Leaflet
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Android
1 11 (45.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) DevOps
3 17 (70.83%) TDD
4 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) Android Development
6 7 (29.17%) iOS Development
7 6 (25.00%) Open Source
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
10 1 (4.17%) ETL
10 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.17%) MVC
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Scrum
10 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Test Management
10 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Groovy
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Adobe
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Mapbox