The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 176 189 230
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +41
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 303 274 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.19% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.47% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 200 163
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+34.19% +0.64%
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18347 18660 18912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.35% 81.18% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13426 13254 13392
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 240 234
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the London region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London +28 50 £500 - 26
Croydon - 6 £380 -
Bromley - 3 - -
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Osterley - 2 £334 -
Wimbledon -3 1 £425 -
Westminster - 1 £575 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 376 (65.62%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (40.14%) Java
3 207 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
4 185 (32.29%) TDD
5 173 (30.19%) Scrum
6 149 (26.00%) JavaScript
7 135 (23.56%) HTML
8 130 (22.69%) QA
9 127 (22.16%) SQL
10 121 (21.12%) Git (software)
11 118 (20.59%) CSS
12 116 (20.24%) Finance
13 101 (17.63%) Kanban
14 96 (16.75%) REST
14 96 (16.75%) DevOps
15 95 (16.58%) HTML5
16 91 (15.88%) Linux
17 90 (15.71%) Oracle
17 90 (15.71%) Selenium
18 88 (15.36%) Web Services
19 87 (15.18%) Pair Programming
20 84 (14.66%) Jenkins
21 83 (14.49%) BDD
22 80 (13.96%) JIRA
23 75 (13.09%) Banking
24 69 (12.04%) Python
25 67 (11.69%) C#
26 66 (11.52%) AngularJS
27 62 (10.82%) Continuous Delivery
27 62 (10.82%) OO

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 34 (5.93%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.66%) Confluence
3 14 (2.44%) Apache
3 14 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.27%) IIS
5 11 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.75%) CMS
6 10 (1.75%) Jetty
7 8 (1.40%) JBoss
8 6 (1.05%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.70%) Drupal
9 4 (0.70%) nginx
10 3 (0.52%) Mule
10 3 (0.52%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.35%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.40%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) HipChat
4 2 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.40%) Beauchamp
2 8 (1.40%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.35%) Endur
3 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.89%) GitHub
3 18 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (1.92%) Google Play
5 11 (1.92%) PaaS
6 10 (1.75%) IaaS
6 10 (1.75%) SaaS
7 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Heroku
9 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.50%) HTTP
2 24 (4.19%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.84%) Internet
4 9 (1.57%) DHCP
4 9 (1.57%) DNS
4 9 (1.57%) FTP
4 9 (1.57%) IPsec
5 8 (1.40%) SSL
6 7 (1.22%) DVB
6 7 (1.22%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.52%) Network Security
8 2 (0.35%) VoIP
8 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.17%) CDMA
9 1 (0.17%) GSM
9 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.17%) LDAP
9 1 (0.17%) RTP
9 1 (0.17%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.42%) MySQL
3 53 (9.25%) Big Data
4 45 (7.85%) Relational Database
5 40 (6.98%) Hadoop
6 38 (6.63%) MongoDB
6 38 (6.63%) NoSQL
7 30 (5.24%) RDBMS
8 25 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (3.14%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.27%) HBase
11 12 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.05%) DB2
16 5 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
17 4 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 121 (21.12%) Git (software)
2 90 (15.71%) Selenium
3 84 (14.66%) Jenkins
4 80 (13.96%) JIRA
5 51 (8.90%) Cucumber
6 47 (8.20%) WebDriver
7 41 (7.16%) Maven
8 30 (5.24%) Gradle
8 30 (5.24%) JUnit
9 26 (4.54%) HP UFT
10 25 (4.36%) Subversion
11 23 (4.01%) SpecFlow
12 22 (3.84%) Grunt
13 21 (3.66%) Appium
14 20 (3.49%) gulp
15 16 (2.79%) IntelliJ
16 15 (2.62%) PHPUnit
16 15 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (2.44%) Robotium
17 14 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (20.24%) Finance
2 75 (13.09%) Banking
3 36 (6.28%) Investment Banking
4 24 (4.19%) Front Office
5 19 (3.32%) Games
6 18 (3.14%) Retail
7 13 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.92%) Marketing
9 9 (1.57%) Back Office
9 9 (1.57%) Publishing
10 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 242 (42.23%) Developer
2 60 (10.47%) Tester
3 55 (9.60%) Java Developer
4 52 (9.08%) Senior Developer
5 49 (8.55%) Analyst
6 45 (7.85%) Test Analyst
7 37 (6.46%) Test Engineer
8 36 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 33 (5.76%) QA Engineer
10 30 (5.24%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (4.71%) C# Developer
13 25 (4.36%) Agile Developer
13 25 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
14 23 (4.01%) QA Tester
15 22 (3.84%) Automation Tester
16 21 (3.66%) Big Data Developer
16 21 (3.66%) HTML Developer
16 21 (3.66%) Scrum Master
17 19 (3.32%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (23.56%) HTML
2 118 (20.59%) CSS
3 96 (16.75%) REST
4 95 (16.58%) HTML5
5 88 (15.36%) Web Services
6 66 (11.52%) AngularJS
7 58 (10.12%) .NET
8 53 (9.25%) RESTful
9 49 (8.55%) XML
10 38 (6.63%) CSS3
11 35 (6.11%) JSON
11 35 (6.11%) Spring
12 31 (5.41%) Dropwizard
12 31 (5.41%) Node.js
13 25 (4.36%) SOAP
14 24 (4.19%) jQuery
15 20 (3.49%) Ajax
16 18 (3.14%) XSD
17 17 (2.97%) LESS
17 17 (2.97%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (4.89%) Mobile App
2 28 (4.89%) User Experience
3 24 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 13 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.09%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.09%) Fintech
7 11 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.57%) Derivative
8 9 (1.57%) Market Risk
8 9 (1.57%) STB
9 8 (1.40%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.40%) Equities
10 7 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.05%) Grid Computing
11 6 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.05%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.88%) Linux
2 48 (8.38%) Unix
3 44 (7.68%) Android
4 38 (6.63%) Apple iOS
5 36 (6.28%) Windows
6 10 (1.75%) CentOS
7 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.87%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.87%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.70%) AIX
9 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (65.62%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
3 185 (32.29%) TDD
4 173 (30.19%) Scrum
5 101 (17.63%) Kanban
6 96 (16.75%) DevOps
7 87 (15.18%) Pair Programming
8 83 (14.49%) BDD
9 62 (10.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 62 (10.82%) OO
10 59 (10.30%) Software Engineering
11 57 (9.95%) Manual Testing
12 56 (9.77%) Open Source
13 55 (9.60%) Front End Development
14 53 (9.25%) Configuration Management
15 52 (9.08%) High Availability
16 51 (8.90%) Test Automation
17 50 (8.73%) E-Commerce
18 47 (8.20%) Unit Testing
19 45 (7.85%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (40.14%) Java
2 149 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 127 (22.16%) SQL
4 69 (12.04%) Python
5 67 (11.69%) C#
6 62 (10.82%) Ruby
7 53 (9.25%) Scala
8 38 (6.63%) PHP
9 22 (3.84%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.49%) C++
11 17 (2.97%) Perl
12 14 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.44%) Go
12 14 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.09%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.92%) Apex Code
14 11 (1.92%) C
14 11 (1.92%) TypeScript
15 10 (1.75%) Groovy
16 9 (1.57%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 39 (6.81%) ISEB
2 30 (5.24%) ISTQB
3 24 (4.19%) Degree
3 24 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.40%) CISSP
6 8 (1.40%) PhD
7 6 (1.05%) CEH
7 6 (1.05%) CREST Certified
7 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.35%) MCSD
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PMP
9 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (22.69%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 31 (5.41%) Docker
2 8 (1.40%) HDFS
2 8 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.87%) Xen
5 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.17%) Varnish
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (9.95%) Puppet
2 37 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (4.01%) Ansible
3 23 (4.01%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.35%) Terraform
6 1 (0.17%) Control-M
6 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.17%) Graphite
6 1 (0.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 90 (15.71%) Oracle
2 50 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.01%) HP
3 23 (4.01%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (3.14%) Atlassian
4 18 (3.14%) Google
5 13 (2.27%) New Relic
5 13 (2.27%) Sybase
6 12 (2.09%) Adobe
7 9 (1.57%) Facebook
8 8 (1.40%) Mercator
8 8 (1.40%) VMware
9 7 (1.22%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.22%) SAP
10 6 (1.05%) IBM
10 6 (1.05%) Optimizely
11 5 (0.87%) Cognos
11 5 (0.87%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.70%) Green Hat
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