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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 34 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.82% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+53.05% +0.64%
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
170 207 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 69.39% 66.99% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 122 105
Median daily rate £338 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Games
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
1 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft