The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.75 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+79.69% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
192 196 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 62.75% 76.26% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 94 58
Average daily rate £350 £355 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

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
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 30 July 2014. 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
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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
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP