The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 67 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 37 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.39% 2.20% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.56% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 10
Median daily rate £360 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £350 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
Automated Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1330 1210 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.08% 85.94% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 872 721
Median daily rate £425 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 17
Median hourly rate £12.10 £17.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.28 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (45.16%) TDD
4 25 (40.32%) Selenium
5 21 (33.87%) JSON
6 16 (25.81%) HTTP
7 15 (24.19%) Java
7 15 (24.19%) RESTful
7 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
7 15 (24.19%) Data Structures
7 15 (24.19%) Algorithms
8 14 (22.58%) XML
9 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
10 12 (19.35%) Cryptography
10 12 (19.35%) Animation
10 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 12 (19.35%) HTML
10 12 (19.35%) Apple
10 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
10 12 (19.35%) DevOps
10 12 (19.35%) iOS Development
10 12 (19.35%) Code Optimisation
10 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
10 12 (19.35%) Core Animation
10 12 (19.35%) Multithreading
10 12 (19.35%) iPhone
10 12 (19.35%) iPad
10 12 (19.35%) Memory Management
10 12 (19.35%) Cucumber
10 12 (19.35%) BDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (8.06%) Node.js
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Jetty
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) nginx
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.61%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) DHCP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) FTP
2 2 (3.23%) IPsec
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) Redis
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) Riak
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Selenium
2 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
3 12 (19.35%) Cucumber
4 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
4 11 (17.74%) Subversion
5 7 (11.29%) WebDriver
6 6 (9.68%) JIRA
6 6 (9.68%) JMeter
6 6 (9.68%) Travis CI
7 5 (8.06%) Liquibase
8 4 (6.45%) Grunt
8 4 (6.45%) gulp
8 4 (6.45%) JUnit
8 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.84%) Mercurial
9 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
10 2 (3.23%) Firebug
10 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Games
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) iOS Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Test Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Tester
4 6 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Digital Transformation
6 4 (6.45%) Head of DevOps
6 4 (6.45%) Head of Digital
6 4 (6.45%) Head of Digital Transformation
6 4 (6.45%) Head of Engineering
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Test Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) JSON
2 15 (24.19%) RESTful
3 14 (22.58%) XML
4 12 (19.35%) Core Animation
4 12 (19.35%) HTML
5 10 (16.13%) CSS
6 7 (11.29%) HTML5
7 6 (9.68%) .NET
7 6 (9.68%) Sass
8 5 (8.06%) CSS3
8 5 (8.06%) jQuery
8 5 (8.06%) WCF
9 4 (6.45%) Ajax
9 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.45%) REST
9 4 (6.45%) Spring
10 3 (4.84%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.84%) Ember.js
10 3 (4.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Algorithms
1 15 (24.19%) Data Structures
2 12 (19.35%) Animation
2 12 (19.35%) Cryptography
2 12 (19.35%) iPad
2 12 (19.35%) iPhone
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) AIX
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (45.16%) TDD
4 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
5 12 (19.35%) BDD
5 12 (19.35%) Code Optimisation
5 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
5 12 (19.35%) DevOps
5 12 (19.35%) iOS Development
5 12 (19.35%) Memory Management
5 12 (19.35%) Multithreading
5 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 11 (17.74%) Scrum
7 9 (14.52%) OO
8 7 (11.29%) SDLC
9 6 (9.68%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.68%) Microservices
9 6 (9.68%) Open Source
9 6 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.52%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) Ruby
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) Python
5 3 (4.84%) Scala
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 1 (1.61%) Groovy
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Apple
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Google
3 2 (3.23%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.61%) Axway
4 1 (1.61%) Informatica
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago