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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 47 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 34 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.13% 1.34% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 1.70% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 12
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£328 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.75 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+96.42% -7.89%
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
831 704 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 76.52% 78.57% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 406 461
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +233.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £16.60 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing.

1 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (63.83%) C#
2 30 (63.83%) JavaScript
2 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET
3 29 (61.70%) Web Services
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 28 (59.57%) Dependency Injection
5 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (53.19%) Web Development
7 24 (51.06%) .NET Framework
8 21 (44.68%) NHS
9 13 (27.66%) SQL
10 11 (23.40%) Selenium
11 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
12 7 (14.89%) Scrum
12 7 (14.89%) Java
12 7 (14.89%) MVC
12 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
12 7 (14.89%) BDD
13 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
13 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (10.64%) TDD
14 5 (10.64%) PHP
15 4 (8.51%) Windows
15 4 (8.51%) ISEB
15 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
15 4 (8.51%) Windows 7

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Selenium
2 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) MSTest
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.26%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Tester
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Developer
4 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Automated Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) DBA
8 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.13%) Contracts Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Server Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Software Configuration Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Software Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
1 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET
2 29 (61.70%) Web Services
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 27 (57.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (51.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) LAMP
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
1 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) Dependency Injection
3 25 (53.19%) Web Development
4 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
5 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 7 (14.89%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) BDD
6 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
8 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.38%) User Stories
10 2 (4.26%) DevOps
10 2 (4.26%) Data Management
10 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C#
1 30 (63.83%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Perforce
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 per day all inclusive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 17 days ago