The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.06% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
Automation 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
201 230 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 71.02% 66.47% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 127 112
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -54.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £16.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 2 £319 -
Market Harborough - 1 £213 -
Automation Testing
East Midlands

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (70.00%) ERP
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Automation 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (10.00%) MSTest
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Manual Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ERP
1 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA