The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 16 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.85% 7.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £365 £334 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +1.26%
Automated Testing
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 95.89% 88.46% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 29
Median daily rate £365 £343 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Median hourly rate £51.50 £50.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +212.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) QMS
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) QA Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (22.22%) QMS
6 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (11.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian