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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 32 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.83% 1.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +1.26%
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
159 184 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.98% 66.67% 67.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 118 95
Median daily rate £350 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £149 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 25
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £9.40 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.12 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Games
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
1 3 (60.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft