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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 100 95 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 9 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.88% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.02% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
Median daily rate £320 £298 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £260 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £345 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
1275 1367 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.69% 85.49% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1006 606
Median daily rate £425 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £9.38 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 2016.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (86.67%) Selenium
4 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
5 7 (46.67%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (13.33%) Kanban
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (13.33%) Scala
9 2 (13.33%) SDLC
9 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
10 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
10 1 (6.67%) REST
10 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
10 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
10 1 (6.67%) DevOps
10 1 (6.67%) Appium
10 1 (6.67%) RSpec

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 (6.67%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Cucumber
2 13 (86.67%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) Appium
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) RSpec
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Tester
7 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
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