The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Automation Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Automation Tester
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Automation Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 606 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.27% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 308 436
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Automation Tester
East of England

Senior Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Senior Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Automation Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Automation Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash

Senior Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby