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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 60 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 27 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.37% 1.81% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.09% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 24
Median daily rate £395 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £532 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -23.04%
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
963 1386 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.70% 86.63% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 924 655
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (67.21%) Scrum
3 32 (52.46%) Java
4 31 (50.82%) JSON
4 31 (50.82%) Scala
5 28 (45.90%) HTML
5 28 (45.90%) Ruby
6 27 (44.26%) RESTful
6 27 (44.26%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
7 26 (42.62%) CSS
8 25 (40.98%) HTML5
8 25 (40.98%) CSS3
8 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
9 24 (39.34%) JUnit
9 24 (39.34%) Ajax
10 23 (37.70%) Linux
10 23 (37.70%) HTTP
10 23 (37.70%) REST
11 22 (36.07%) Configuration Management
11 22 (36.07%) Selenium
12 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
12 21 (34.43%) TDD
13 20 (32.79%) Spring
13 20 (32.79%) C#
13 20 (32.79%) Test Automation
13 20 (32.79%) JIRA
13 20 (32.79%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (31.15%) Subversion
14 19 (31.15%) MVC

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 18 (29.51%) Confluence
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.64%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Jetty
4 1 (1.64%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.64%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.64%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.64%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (1.64%) Heroku
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) LDAP
2 2 (3.28%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.28%) Redis
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
2 24 (39.34%) JUnit
3 22 (36.07%) Selenium
4 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
5 20 (32.79%) JIRA
6 19 (31.15%) Subversion
7 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
8 8 (13.11%) RSpec
8 8 (13.11%) SoapUI
9 6 (9.84%) WebDriver
10 3 (4.92%) HP UFT
10 3 (4.92%) JMeter
10 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.28%) Capybara
11 2 (3.28%) CruiseControl
11 2 (3.28%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.28%) JBehave
11 2 (3.28%) Maven
11 2 (3.28%) Mockito
11 2 (3.28%) TestNG
General
1 5 (8.20%) Games
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (19.67%) Test Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Tester
5 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
6 9 (14.75%) QA Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) Automation Tester
8 7 (11.48%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (8.20%) Agile Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (6.56%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (6.56%) HTML Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Java Automation Tester
11 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 4 (6.56%) Selenium Tester
12 3 (4.92%) Java Scala Developer
12 3 (4.92%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) JSON
2 28 (45.90%) HTML
3 27 (44.26%) RESTful
4 26 (42.62%) CSS
5 25 (40.98%) CSS3
5 25 (40.98%) HTML5
6 24 (39.34%) Ajax
7 23 (37.70%) REST
8 20 (32.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 20 (32.79%) Spring
9 18 (29.51%) Django
9 18 (29.51%) Guice
9 18 (29.51%) Play Framework
9 18 (29.51%) Spring MVC
10 8 (13.11%) Gherkin
10 8 (13.11%) Sinatra
10 8 (13.11%) Web Services
11 7 (11.48%) Backbone.js
11 7 (11.48%) Grails
11 7 (11.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.28%) Animation
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.28%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (67.21%) Scrum
3 27 (44.26%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (36.07%) Configuration Management
5 21 (34.43%) TDD
6 20 (32.79%) Test Automation
7 19 (31.15%) MVC
8 18 (29.51%) BDD
8 18 (29.51%) Open Source
8 18 (29.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (29.51%) Web Design
9 17 (27.87%) Automation Testing
9 17 (27.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (27.87%) Front End Development
9 17 (27.87%) OWASP
10 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
10 13 (21.31%) User Stories
11 12 (19.67%) Line Management
11 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
11 12 (19.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) Java
2 31 (50.82%) Scala
3 28 (45.90%) Ruby
4 20 (32.79%) C#
5 18 (29.51%) Python
6 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.20%) Groovy
8 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Go
9 1 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Packer
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Google
2 2 (3.28%) Apple
2 2 (3.28%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) Calypso
3 1 (1.64%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.64%) Telerik
3 1 (1.64%) Temenos
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
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