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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 70 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 33 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.19% 2.64% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 3.08% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 11
Median daily rate £381 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £370 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
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
1298 1135 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.13% 85.66% 82.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 780 654
Median daily rate £425 £362 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% +8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 15
Median hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £30.80 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 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 5 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 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Selenium
3 24 (42.86%) TDD
4 23 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (33.93%) JSON
6 14 (25.00%) HTTP
6 14 (25.00%) Java
6 14 (25.00%) XML
7 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
7 13 (23.21%) Data Structures
7 13 (23.21%) Algorithms
8 12 (21.43%) Code Optimisation
8 12 (21.43%) RESTful
8 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.43%) Core Animation
8 12 (21.43%) iPad
8 12 (21.43%) Memory Management
8 12 (21.43%) BDD
8 12 (21.43%) Apple iOS
8 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 12 (21.43%) iOS Development
8 12 (21.43%) DevOps
8 12 (21.43%) Cryptography
8 12 (21.43%) Animation
8 12 (21.43%) iPhone
8 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 12 (21.43%) Apple
9 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
10 10 (17.86%) Puppet
10 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management

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 4 (7.14%) Node.js
2 2 (3.57%) Jetty
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.79%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) FTP
2 2 (3.57%) IPsec
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) Redis
4 2 (3.57%) Riak
5 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Selenium
2 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.71%) JMeter
5 6 (10.71%) Subversion
5 6 (10.71%) Travis CI
6 5 (8.93%) JIRA
6 5 (8.93%) Liquibase
7 4 (7.14%) Grunt
7 4 (7.14%) gulp
7 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
8 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.57%) Firebug
9 2 (3.57%) JUnit
9 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) iOS Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Tester
4 7 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
7 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (7.14%) Head of DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) Head of Digital
7 4 (7.14%) Head of Digital Transformation
7 4 (7.14%) Head of Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Test Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) JSON
2 14 (25.00%) XML
3 12 (21.43%) Core Animation
3 12 (21.43%) RESTful
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
5 5 (8.93%) .NET
5 5 (8.93%) CSS
6 4 (7.14%) Sass
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.36%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) WCF
7 3 (5.36%) Web Services
8 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.57%) jQuery
8 2 (3.57%) REST
8 2 (3.57%) SOAP
9 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.79%) CSS3
9 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Algorithms
1 13 (23.21%) Data Structures
2 12 (21.43%) Animation
2 12 (21.43%) Cryptography
2 12 (21.43%) iPad
2 12 (21.43%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) AIX
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) TDD
3 23 (41.07%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
5 12 (21.43%) BDD
5 12 (21.43%) Code Optimisation
5 12 (21.43%) DevOps
5 12 (21.43%) iOS Development
5 12 (21.43%) Memory Management
5 12 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 8 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) SDLC
8 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.71%) Microservices
9 6 (10.71%) OO
9 6 (10.71%) OOP
10 5 (8.93%) Target Operating Model
11 4 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Scala
4 3 (5.36%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Groovy
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Apple
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.79%) Axway
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
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