The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 97 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.78% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.91% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Median daily rate £313 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £106.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+184.66% -
Automation 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
1330 1210 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.08% 85.94% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 872 721
Median daily rate £425 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 17
Median hourly rate £12.10 £17.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.28 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Selenium
3 12 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (55.00%) BDD
5 7 (35.00%) JIRA
6 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (15.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) C
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
10 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Gherkin

Automation 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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Selenium
2 12 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (35.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (5.00%) Appium
7 1 (5.00%) eggPlant
7 1 (5.00%) JMeter
7 1 (5.00%) JUnit
7 1 (5.00%) RSpec
7 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
7 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) REST
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
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