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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £342
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
191 205 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.21% 74.01% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 106 88
Median daily rate £363 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 28
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Unit 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript