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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 64 94 52
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -42
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 36 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.67% 0.87% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.03% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 21
Median daily rate £420 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £279 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £467 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -50.78%
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
1151 1365 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.39% 85.05% 79.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 954 508
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +31.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.66 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 58 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.05%) Scrum
3 36 (49.32%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (47.95%) TDD
5 34 (46.58%) JSON
6 30 (41.10%) HTML
7 29 (39.73%) Java
7 29 (39.73%) RESTful
8 28 (38.36%) HTTP
9 27 (36.99%) CSS
9 27 (36.99%) HTML5
10 26 (35.62%) Ruby
11 25 (34.25%) CSS3
11 25 (34.25%) Jenkins
12 24 (32.88%) Relational Database
13 23 (31.51%) Ajax
14 22 (30.14%) Scala
14 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
15 21 (28.77%) REST
15 21 (28.77%) C#
15 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
16 20 (27.40%) JUnit
16 20 (27.40%) Configuration Management
16 20 (27.40%) Subversion
17 19 (26.03%) Linux
18 18 (24.66%) Open Source
19 17 (23.29%) BDD
19 17 (23.29%) Spring
19 17 (23.29%) Ruby on Rails
19 17 (23.29%) JIRA

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 16 (21.92%) Confluence
2 2 (2.74%) Jetty
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.37%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.37%) nginx
3 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.37%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.37%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) GitHub
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.37%) Heroku
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.36%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) DHCP
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) IPsec
2 1 (1.37%) Network Security
2 1 (1.37%) SSL
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.85%) MySQL
5 3 (4.11%) Redis
6 2 (2.74%) Riak
7 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Jenkins
2 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
3 20 (27.40%) JUnit
3 20 (27.40%) Subversion
4 17 (23.29%) JIRA
4 17 (23.29%) Selenium
5 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.22%) RSpec
6 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.11%) JMeter
8 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.74%) Capybara
9 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.74%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.37%) GoCD
10 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (67.12%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.33%) iOS Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Agile Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Tester
8 5 (6.85%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.48%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (5.48%) HTML Developer
9 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.48%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) QA Test Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (46.58%) JSON
2 30 (41.10%) HTML
3 29 (39.73%) RESTful
4 27 (36.99%) CSS
4 27 (36.99%) HTML5
5 25 (34.25%) CSS3
6 23 (31.51%) Ajax
7 21 (28.77%) REST
8 17 (23.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 17 (23.29%) Spring
9 15 (20.55%) Django
9 15 (20.55%) Guice
9 15 (20.55%) Play Framework
9 15 (20.55%) Spring MVC
10 10 (13.70%) Backbone.js
10 10 (13.70%) Ember.js
10 10 (13.70%) XML
11 9 (12.33%) Core Animation
11 9 (12.33%) Core Data
11 9 (12.33%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) User Experience
2 12 (16.44%) Algorithms
2 12 (16.44%) Data Structures
3 9 (12.33%) Animation
3 9 (12.33%) Cryptography
3 9 (12.33%) iPhone
4 7 (9.59%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) Blog
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.05%) Scrum
3 36 (49.32%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (47.95%) TDD
5 20 (27.40%) Configuration Management
6 18 (24.66%) Open Source
7 17 (23.29%) BDD
8 16 (21.92%) MVC
9 15 (20.55%) Front End Development
9 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
9 15 (20.55%) OWASP
9 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (20.55%) Test Automation
9 15 (20.55%) Web Design
10 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
11 13 (17.81%) Web Development
12 11 (15.07%) Line Management
13 9 (12.33%) iOS Development
13 9 (12.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) Java
2 26 (35.62%) Ruby
3 22 (30.14%) Scala
4 21 (28.77%) C#
4 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.92%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Groovy
7 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.74%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) Go
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) SQL
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) ISEB
1 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Puppet
2 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) Packer
3 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Google
2 9 (12.33%) Apple
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.37%) Calypso
5 1 (1.37%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.37%) Rally
5 1 (1.37%) Telerik
5 1 (1.37%) Temenos
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
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