The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.37% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -3.64%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 196 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.05% 69.26% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 124 96
Average daily rate £308 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -61.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.44 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 2 £350 - 2
Market Harborough - 1 £250 -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA