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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / London
Rank 188 200 197
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 238 248 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.16% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.36% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 183 184
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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
16407 18228 17337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.80% 84.98% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11873 13026 12367
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 221 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -5 38 £450 - 10
Canary Wharf +2 3 £500 -40.47%
Uxbridge - 1 £250 -
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 367 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (44.32%) Java
3 175 (33.14%) TDD
3 175 (33.14%) Continuous Integration
4 166 (31.44%) Scrum
5 164 (31.06%) JavaScript
6 149 (28.22%) HTML
7 145 (27.46%) Selenium
8 135 (25.57%) Jenkins
9 131 (24.81%) QA
10 129 (24.43%) Git (software)
11 119 (22.54%) CSS
12 113 (21.40%) SQL
13 107 (20.27%) JIRA
14 106 (20.08%) Finance
15 100 (18.94%) DevOps
16 96 (18.18%) BDD
17 93 (17.61%) HTML5
18 91 (17.23%) Cucumber
18 91 (17.23%) Web Services
19 87 (16.48%) Kanban
20 85 (16.10%) Pair Programming
21 80 (15.15%) Banking
22 76 (14.39%) Ruby
23 73 (13.83%) WebDriver
24 70 (13.26%) Linux
25 68 (12.88%) Spring
26 66 (12.50%) Python
27 64 (12.12%) OO
27 64 (12.12%) Unix

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 33 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 27 (5.11%) Confluence
3 13 (2.46%) CMS
4 10 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.52%) IIS
6 7 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.14%) Apache
7 6 (1.14%) Jetty
7 6 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.76%) JBoss
9 3 (0.57%) Apache Qpid
9 3 (0.57%) SAS
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.38%) CoreMedia CMS
10 2 (0.38%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) MS Office
2 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.38%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.19%) Maximo
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) Summit
3 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.98%) GitHub
3 14 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.95%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.76%) SaaS
8 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.38%) Trello
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Google Play
9 1 (0.19%) Heroku
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Slack
9 1 (0.19%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.71%) HTTP
2 30 (5.68%) Internet
3 14 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.52%) RTSP
5 7 (1.33%) Network Security
5 7 (1.33%) RTP
6 6 (1.14%) Skype
7 4 (0.76%) DNS
7 4 (0.76%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.57%) AMQP
8 3 (0.57%) DVB
8 3 (0.57%) Firewall
8 3 (0.57%) VoIP
9 2 (0.38%) DHCP
9 2 (0.38%) FTP
9 2 (0.38%) Intranet
9 2 (0.38%) IPsec
9 2 (0.38%) SSL
9 2 (0.38%) VPN
10 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.66%) Relational Database
2 36 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 33 (6.25%) Big Data
3 33 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 30 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (5.49%) RDBMS
6 25 (4.73%) Hadoop
7 24 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 20 (3.79%) DB2
8 20 (3.79%) MySQL
9 14 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.65%) Redis
10 12 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.70%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.14%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.57%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 145 (27.46%) Selenium
2 135 (25.57%) Jenkins
3 129 (24.43%) Git (software)
4 107 (20.27%) JIRA
5 91 (17.23%) Cucumber
6 73 (13.83%) WebDriver
7 53 (10.04%) Maven
8 40 (7.58%) JUnit
9 35 (6.63%) Subversion
10 31 (5.87%) Hudson
11 28 (5.30%) JBehave
12 22 (4.17%) RSpec
13 21 (3.98%) Gradle
13 21 (3.98%) TeamCity
14 20 (3.79%) IntelliJ
15 19 (3.60%) SpecFlow
16 16 (3.03%) HP UFT
16 16 (3.03%) Travis CI
17 15 (2.84%) Appium
17 15 (2.84%) Concordion
General
1 106 (20.08%) Finance
2 80 (15.15%) Banking
3 35 (6.63%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.87%) Retail
5 22 (4.17%) Marketing
6 19 (3.60%) Games
7 17 (3.22%) Front Office
8 6 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.14%) Publishing
9 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.76%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 237 (44.89%) Developer
2 77 (14.58%) Java Developer
3 65 (12.31%) Tester
4 43 (8.14%) Automation Tester
5 38 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (7.20%) Senior Developer
6 37 (7.01%) Analyst
7 35 (6.63%) QA Engineer
8 33 (6.25%) Test Engineer
9 32 (6.06%) Test Analyst
10 28 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (4.92%) iOS Developer
12 23 (4.36%) Scala Developer
13 22 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 21 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (3.60%) QA Test Engineer
16 18 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (3.03%) C# Developer
17 16 (3.03%) Software Developer
17 16 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (28.22%) HTML
2 119 (22.54%) CSS
3 93 (17.61%) HTML5
4 91 (17.23%) Web Services
5 68 (12.88%) Spring
6 61 (11.55%) AngularJS
7 59 (11.17%) RESTful
8 53 (10.04%) XML
9 51 (9.66%) REST
10 49 (9.28%) .NET
10 49 (9.28%) Node.js
11 40 (7.58%) SOAP
12 39 (7.39%) jQuery
12 39 (7.39%) JSON
13 34 (6.44%) React
14 32 (6.06%) Sass
15 31 (5.87%) Play Framework
16 29 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
17 28 (5.30%) CSS3
18 27 (5.11%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.87%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.60%) User Experience
5 16 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (2.84%) iPhone
7 14 (2.65%) Fintech
7 14 (2.65%) iPad
8 13 (2.46%) MPEG
9 12 (2.27%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.70%) Equities
11 7 (1.33%) Streaming Video
12 6 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.14%) Derivative
12 6 (1.14%) mHealth
12 6 (1.14%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.14%) STB
13 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.95%) PMI
13 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.26%) Linux
2 64 (12.12%) Unix
3 52 (9.85%) Apple iOS
4 35 (6.63%) Android
5 19 (3.60%) Windows
6 9 (1.70%) CentOS
7 8 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (33.14%) Continuous Integration
2 175 (33.14%) TDD
3 166 (31.44%) Scrum
4 100 (18.94%) DevOps
5 96 (18.18%) BDD
6 87 (16.48%) Kanban
7 85 (16.10%) Pair Programming
8 64 (12.12%) OO
9 60 (11.36%) Manual Testing
10 55 (10.42%) Test Automation
11 50 (9.47%) Regression Testing
12 48 (9.09%) Web Development
13 45 (8.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 45 (8.52%) Test Scripting
14 43 (8.14%) Front End Development
14 43 (8.14%) Software Engineering
15 41 (7.77%) MVC
16 40 (7.58%) Domain-Driven Design
17 38 (7.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 234 (44.32%) Java
2 164 (31.06%) JavaScript
3 113 (21.40%) SQL
4 76 (14.39%) Ruby
5 66 (12.50%) Python
6 60 (11.36%) C#
7 53 (10.04%) Scala
8 27 (5.11%) Apple Swift
8 27 (5.11%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.17%) Objective-C
10 19 (3.60%) Perl
11 13 (2.46%) C++
11 13 (2.46%) PHP
12 12 (2.27%) Go
12 12 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.08%) VBScript
14 10 (1.89%) Groovy
14 10 (1.89%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (6.63%) ISEB
2 30 (5.68%) Degree
3 22 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.84%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.76%) PhD
9 4 (0.76%) PMP
10 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.19%) CEH
11 1 (0.19%) CISM
11 1 (0.19%) CISSP
11 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.19%) CRISC
11 1 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (24.81%) QA
2 13 (2.46%) MiFID
2 13 (2.46%) SDET
3 12 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (2.27%) EMIR
4 7 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (1.14%) GMP
6 5 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.38%) GCP
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.19%) GxP
8 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (9.66%) Docker
2 17 (3.22%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 43 (8.14%) Puppet
2 30 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (4.36%) Ansible
3 23 (4.36%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.33%) Mesos
4 7 (1.33%) Salt
5 4 (0.76%) Terraform
6 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.38%) Graphite
7 2 (0.38%) HockeyApp
7 2 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.38%) Nagios
7 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.19%) Consul
8 1 (0.19%) Grafana
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.19%) Marathon
8 1 (0.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (5.11%) Oracle
2 26 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.41%) Atlassian
4 15 (2.84%) New Relic
5 13 (2.46%) HP
5 13 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.27%) Perforce
7 10 (1.89%) Sybase
8 9 (1.70%) Google
8 9 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (1.33%) Brightcove
10 7 (1.33%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.33%) RedGate
11 5 (0.95%) IBM
11 5 (0.95%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.76%) Apple
13 3 (0.57%) SAP
13 3 (0.57%) Solace
14 2 (0.38%) Apigee
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £601 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £485 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £46,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 22 days ago