The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 83 101 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 19 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.33% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £410 £394 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +15.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £333 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £421 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £331
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.60% -
Automation Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1308 1527 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 95.32% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 1048 601
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 37
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.55 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Tester across the Leeds region.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) Java
4 14 (60.87%) Scrum
5 13 (56.52%) BDD
6 12 (52.17%) Automation Testing
7 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
7 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
8 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
8 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
9 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
9 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
9 9 (39.13%) JMeter
10 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
11 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (26.09%) JUnit
12 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
12 6 (26.09%) SDLC
13 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
13 5 (21.74%) Kanban
13 5 (21.74%) Groovy
13 5 (21.74%) JIRA
13 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
14 4 (17.39%) Ruby
14 4 (17.39%) QA
14 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 4 (17.39%) Unix
14 4 (17.39%) RESTful
14 4 (17.39%) User Stories
14 4 (17.39%) API Testing

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
2 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
3 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
3 9 (39.13%) JMeter
4 6 (26.09%) JUnit
4 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
5 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
7 2 (8.70%) Hudson
7 2 (8.70%) Subversion
8 1 (4.35%) Appium
8 1 (4.35%) Calabash
8 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
8 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Scrum
3 13 (56.52%) BDD
4 12 (52.17%) Automation Testing
5 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
5 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
6 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
8 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (26.09%) SDLC
10 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Kanban
11 4 (17.39%) API Testing
11 4 (17.39%) User Stories
12 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (13.04%) TDD
13 2 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Groovy
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) Scala
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
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