The first table below looks at the demand for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 157 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 72.60% 70.40% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 58 43
Average daily rate £300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £750 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.67 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Automation Testing
East Midlands

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Automation Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java