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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 76 97 66
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 23 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 0.67% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.79% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £320 £260 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £287 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
1166 1389 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.61% 85.11% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 967 515
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 £533 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 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 £11.54 £10.66 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (93.75%) Selenium
3 22 (68.75%) Cucumber
4 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 16 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 16 (50.00%) Scrum
6 15 (46.88%) Java
6 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
7 13 (40.63%) QA
8 12 (37.50%) JUnit
9 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
10 10 (31.25%) TDD
10 10 (31.25%) JMeter
10 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (28.13%) Scala
11 9 (28.13%) BDD
11 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
12 8 (25.00%) User Stories
13 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
13 7 (21.88%) Gherkin
13 7 (21.88%) JSON
14 6 (18.75%) Web Testing
14 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
14 6 (18.75%) RSpec
15 5 (15.63%) OO
15 5 (15.63%) Python
15 5 (15.63%) Games
16 4 (12.50%) Kanban
16 4 (12.50%) WCAG

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (3.13%) Temenos T24
1 1 (3.13%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (93.75%) Selenium
2 22 (68.75%) Cucumber
3 16 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
5 12 (37.50%) JUnit
6 10 (31.25%) JMeter
7 6 (18.75%) RSpec
8 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 4 (12.50%) JIRA
9 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
10 2 (6.25%) Hudson
10 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 2 (6.25%) Subversion
11 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
11 1 (3.13%) JBehave
11 1 (3.13%) Maven
11 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
11 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (3.13%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (15.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Tester
2 12 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Test Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Java Automation Tester
5 7 (21.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 7 (21.88%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Developer in Test
6 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 6 (18.75%) QA Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) Quality Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Gherkin
1 7 (21.88%) JSON
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 16 (50.00%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
6 9 (28.13%) BDD
6 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
7 8 (25.00%) User Stories
8 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
9 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (18.75%) Web Testing
10 5 (15.63%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) Kanban
11 4 (12.50%) SDLC
12 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
12 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
13 2 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
13 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) Scala
3 5 (15.63%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Calypso
2 1 (3.13%) Guidewire
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Rally
2 1 (3.13%) Telerik
2 1 (3.13%) Temenos
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