The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 78 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 27 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.78% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.52% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 15
Median daily rate £438 £483 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +58.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £415 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £618 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
1317 1183 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.70% 85.66% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 853 729
Median daily rate £425 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.80 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Leeds region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (60.71%) Selenium
3 32 (57.14%) Java
4 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
5 23 (41.07%) DevOps
5 23 (41.07%) Puppet
6 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
7 17 (30.36%) Cucumber
8 16 (28.57%) TDD
9 15 (26.79%) Microservices
10 13 (23.21%) API Design
10 13 (23.21%) XSD
10 13 (23.21%) WSDL
10 13 (23.21%) BDD
11 12 (21.43%) QA
11 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
11 12 (21.43%) JIRA
11 12 (21.43%) Piwik
11 12 (21.43%) logstash
12 10 (17.86%) Confluence
12 10 (17.86%) C#
13 9 (16.07%) JMeter
13 9 (16.07%) Functional Testing
13 9 (16.07%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Liquibase
14 8 (14.29%) HP
14 8 (14.29%) WebDriver
14 8 (14.29%) Ruby
14 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing

Test Automation
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 10 (17.86%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.57%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SNMP
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) Selenium
2 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
3 17 (30.36%) Cucumber
4 12 (21.43%) JIRA
5 9 (16.07%) JMeter
6 8 (14.29%) Liquibase
6 8 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 6 (10.71%) HP UFT
8 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.93%) JUnit
8 5 (8.93%) LoadRunner
9 4 (7.14%) Maven
9 4 (7.14%) SonarQube
9 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
10 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.36%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.79%) RSpec
General
1 6 (10.71%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
1 10 (17.86%) Test Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Tester
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) WSDL
1 13 (23.21%) XSD
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) JSON
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) PKI
2 2 (3.57%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
1 5 (8.93%) Mac OS X
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) DevOps
3 16 (28.57%) TDD
4 15 (26.79%) Microservices
5 13 (23.21%) API Design
5 13 (23.21%) BDD
6 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Functional Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.50%) API Development
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (12.50%) Scrum
9 7 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Test Management
10 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.71%) Software Delivery
10 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.93%) Kanban
11 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) C#
3 8 (14.29%) Ruby
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.71%) C
5 6 (10.71%) Perl
5 6 (10.71%) Python
5 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.71%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) ISEB
4 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SDET
3 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 23 (41.07%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) logstash
2 12 (21.43%) Piwik
3 4 (7.14%) Bareos
3 4 (7.14%) yum
4 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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