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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Rank 31 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 62 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.67% 1.67% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 1.98% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% +35.60%

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
928 1164 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.90% 84.53% 86.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 810 693
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.44 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 68 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) Java
3 45 (52.33%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (39.53%) Scrum
5 29 (33.72%) Jenkins
6 27 (31.40%) JSON
7 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
7 26 (30.23%) RESTful
7 26 (30.23%) Scala
8 25 (29.07%) Open Source
8 25 (29.07%) Linux
9 23 (26.74%) HTML
9 23 (26.74%) Subversion
9 23 (26.74%) Ruby
10 22 (25.58%) TDD
10 22 (25.58%) Selenium
10 22 (25.58%) HTTP
11 21 (24.42%) Python
11 21 (24.42%) CSS
12 20 (23.26%) Configuration Management
13 19 (22.09%) Spring
13 19 (22.09%) Automation Testing
14 18 (20.93%) HTML5
14 18 (20.93%) REST
14 18 (20.93%) CSS3
14 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
14 18 (20.93%) Ajax
14 18 (20.93%) JIRA
14 18 (20.93%) JUnit
15 17 (19.77%) C#

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 14 (16.28%) Confluence
2 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) Jetty
5 1 (1.16%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.16%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.16%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.16%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (1.16%) GitHub
1 1 (1.16%) Heroku
1 1 (1.16%) IaaS
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.58%) HTTP
2 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
2 10 (11.63%) MySQL
3 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (33.72%) Jenkins
2 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
3 23 (26.74%) Subversion
4 22 (25.58%) Selenium
5 18 (20.93%) JIRA
5 18 (20.93%) JUnit
6 11 (12.79%) Mercurial
7 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
8 9 (10.47%) Cucumber
8 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (9.30%) SoapUI
9 8 (9.30%) WebDriver
10 7 (8.14%) MSTest
11 5 (5.81%) JMeter
12 4 (4.65%) Hudson
12 4 (4.65%) RSpec
12 4 (4.65%) SpecFlow
13 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
14 2 (2.33%) TestNG
General
1 5 (5.81%) Games
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Developer
2 27 (31.40%) Tester
3 17 (19.77%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.95%) Automation Tester
5 9 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (8.14%) iOS Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Java Automation Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (6.98%) QA Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Scala Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) JSON
2 26 (30.23%) RESTful
3 23 (26.74%) HTML
4 21 (24.42%) CSS
5 19 (22.09%) Spring
6 18 (20.93%) Ajax
6 18 (20.93%) CSS3
6 18 (20.93%) HTML5
6 18 (20.93%) REST
7 15 (17.44%) Spring MVC
8 14 (16.28%) Django
8 14 (16.28%) Guice
8 14 (16.28%) Play Framework
8 14 (16.28%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (11.63%) Gherkin
10 9 (10.47%) Web Services
11 6 (6.98%) XML
12 5 (5.81%) .NET
13 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Algorithms
1 16 (18.60%) Data Structures
2 8 (9.30%) User Experience
3 7 (8.14%) iPhone
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) NHS
5 2 (2.33%) Animation
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Linux
2 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Windows
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.33%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (39.53%) Scrum
4 25 (29.07%) Open Source
5 22 (25.58%) TDD
6 20 (23.26%) Configuration Management
7 19 (22.09%) Automation Testing
8 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
9 16 (18.60%) BDD
9 16 (18.60%) Test Automation
10 15 (17.44%) Manual Testing
10 15 (17.44%) MVC
11 14 (16.28%) Kanban
11 14 (16.28%) Performance Testing
12 12 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (13.95%) Software Testing
12 12 (13.95%) Web Design
13 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
13 11 (12.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) Java
2 26 (30.23%) Scala
3 23 (26.74%) Ruby
4 21 (24.42%) Python
5 17 (19.77%) C#
5 17 (19.77%) SQL
6 9 (10.47%) Apple Swift
7 8 (9.30%) Go
8 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.98%) Groovy
10 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.33%) PHP
12 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.81%) ISEB
2 5 (5.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) WCAG
3 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Ansible
1 8 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (9.30%) Puppet
2 7 (8.14%) Salt
3 1 (1.16%) Packer
3 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Google
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.33%) Apple
4 2 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.16%) Calypso
5 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.16%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) hybris
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.16%) Temenos
5 1 (1.16%) VMware
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