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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 62 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 41 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.03% 1.72% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.01% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 9
Median daily rate £425 £363 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -36.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
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
1153 1391 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.16% 85.23% 79.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 973 508
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 £535 £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 £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (62.50%) Selenium
2 40 (62.50%) Java
3 31 (48.44%) Jenkins
4 27 (42.19%) TDD
5 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (29.69%) Scrum
6 19 (29.69%) Puppet
7 17 (26.56%) Automation Testing
8 16 (25.00%) BDD
9 14 (21.88%) WebDriver
9 14 (21.88%) Cucumber
9 14 (21.88%) Automated Testing
10 13 (20.31%) DevOps
11 12 (18.75%) Scala
11 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 12 (18.75%) JUnit
12 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
12 11 (17.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 11 (17.19%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (17.19%) Microservices
13 10 (15.63%) Performance Testing
14 9 (14.06%) Security Testing
14 9 (14.06%) QA
14 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
14 9 (14.06%) Kanban
14 9 (14.06%) logstash
15 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (12.50%) Functional Testing
15 8 (12.50%) Maven

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 4 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.56%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) GitHub
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) DNS
1 4 (6.25%) VPN
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) MySQL
1 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (62.50%) Selenium
2 31 (48.44%) Jenkins
3 14 (21.88%) Cucumber
3 14 (21.88%) WebDriver
4 12 (18.75%) JUnit
5 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
6 8 (12.50%) JMeter
6 8 (12.50%) Maven
7 5 (7.81%) JIRA
7 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 4 (6.25%) RSpec
8 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.69%) Grunt
9 3 (4.69%) Liquibase
9 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
10 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.56%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Developer in Test
2 12 (18.75%) Tester
3 11 (17.19%) Automation Tester
3 11 (17.19%) Test Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Java Automation Tester
5 7 (10.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 7 (10.94%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (9.38%) Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) JSON
1 7 (10.94%) WSDL
1 7 (10.94%) XSD
2 6 (9.38%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) Gherkin
4 4 (6.25%) XML
5 3 (4.69%) React
5 3 (4.69%) RESTful
5 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.69%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
1 4 (6.25%) Replication
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) TDD
3 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (29.69%) Scrum
5 17 (26.56%) Automation Testing
6 16 (25.00%) BDD
7 14 (21.88%) Automated Testing
8 13 (20.31%) DevOps
9 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 11 (17.19%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (17.19%) Microservices
10 11 (17.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 10 (15.63%) Performance Testing
12 9 (14.06%) Kanban
12 9 (14.06%) Security Testing
13 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (12.50%) Functional Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Software Delivery
14 7 (10.94%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) Java
2 12 (18.75%) Scala
3 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) Ruby
5 6 (9.38%) C#
6 5 (7.81%) SQL
7 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.25%) Python
8 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.13%) C
9 2 (3.13%) Groovy
9 2 (3.13%) VBScript
10 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) SDET
3 3 (4.69%) WCAG
4 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Puppet
2 9 (14.06%) logstash
3 7 (10.94%) Piwik
4 4 (6.25%) Ansible
4 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.13%) Bareos
6 2 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) HP
1 4 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (1.56%) Calypso
2 1 (1.56%) Guidewire
2 1 (1.56%) IBM
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.56%) Rally
2 1 (1.56%) Telerik
2 1 (1.56%) Temenos
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