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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 62 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 29 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.49% 1.64% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.03% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 5
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£300 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £380 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.45% -1.25%
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
988 790 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.88% 80.86% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 485 282
Average daily rate £375 £330 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.35 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) Web Services
3 25 (42.37%) .NET
4 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
4 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (37.29%) C#
5 22 (37.29%) Java
6 21 (35.59%) SQL
6 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
6 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (33.90%) Dependency Injection
8 18 (30.51%) Web Development
8 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
9 15 (25.42%) Open Source
10 14 (23.73%) NHS
11 12 (20.34%) Scrum
12 11 (18.64%) TDD
13 10 (16.95%) Linux
13 10 (16.95%) RESTful
14 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
14 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
14 9 (15.25%) BDD
14 9 (15.25%) Python
15 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
15 8 (13.56%) Servlets
15 8 (13.56%) VMware
15 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
15 8 (13.56%) User Stories

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 7 (11.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.69%) Jetty
2 1 (1.69%) nginx
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) DHCP
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
1 1 (1.69%) SSL
1 1 (1.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Selenium
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) WATIR
4 3 (5.08%) Sahi
4 3 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Developer
4 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (8.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.78%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Tester
9 3 (5.08%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) SQL DBA
10 2 (3.39%) DBA
10 2 (3.39%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Android Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Web Engineer
11 1 (1.69%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) Web Services
2 25 (42.37%) .NET
3 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
3 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
6 10 (16.95%) RESTful
7 8 (13.56%) Servlets
8 7 (11.86%) XML
9 6 (10.17%) Velocity
10 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.69%) Doctrine
11 1 (1.69%) JSON
11 1 (1.69%) JAX-RS
11 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.69%) HTML5
11 1 (1.69%) REST
11 1 (1.69%) CSS3
11 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Open Source
2 14 (23.73%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (33.90%) Dependency Injection
4 18 (30.51%) Web Development
5 12 (20.34%) Scrum
6 11 (18.64%) TDD
7 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
7 9 (15.25%) BDD
8 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
8 8 (13.56%) User Stories
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.86%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (11.86%) Project Management
10 6 (10.17%) DevOps
10 6 (10.17%) Coaching
10 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.17%) MVC
11 4 (6.78%) Kanban
12 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.29%) C#
2 22 (37.29%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) Python
5 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.47%) Ruby
7 3 (5.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
1 3 (5.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.86%) QEMU
2 7 (11.86%) KVM
3 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) VMware
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Google
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