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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 213 217 214
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 211 207 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 0.89% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.14% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 158 140
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £552 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
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
17519 18237 16983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.29% 78.19% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 12958 11811
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 229 237
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 43 £488 +14.70% 26
Greenford +8 2 - -
Uxbridge +6 2 - -
Docklands, London 0 2 £275 -40.66%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 238 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (44.52%) Java
3 172 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (27.41%) SQL
5 112 (24.56%) Linux
6 104 (22.81%) DevOps
7 103 (22.59%) Scrum
8 101 (22.15%) Selenium
9 100 (21.93%) JavaScript
10 93 (20.39%) TDD
11 87 (19.08%) C#
12 86 (18.86%) HTML
13 85 (18.64%) Puppet
14 80 (17.54%) Jenkins
15 79 (17.32%) QA
16 76 (16.67%) Finance
17 74 (16.23%) Git (software)
18 70 (15.35%) BDD
19 65 (14.25%) OO
20 64 (14.04%) .NET
21 63 (13.82%) SQL Server
22 61 (13.38%) Ruby
23 58 (12.72%) Test Automation
23 58 (12.72%) UNIX
24 57 (12.50%) CSS
24 57 (12.50%) Security Cleared
25 56 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
26 55 (12.06%) Python
27 51 (11.18%) Banking
27 51 (11.18%) JIRA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (5.04%) JBoss
2 20 (4.39%) Confluence
3 16 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.07%) Node.js
5 13 (2.85%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.97%) IIS
7 8 (1.75%) uiautomator
8 6 (1.32%) CMS
8 6 (1.32%) nginx
8 6 (1.32%) Drupal
9 5 (1.10%) Jetty
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.66%) Apache
12 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.44%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.19%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) Mingle
3 3 (0.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Summit
2 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.43%) PaaS
2 16 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.32%) GitHub
5 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.10%) Google App Engine
5 5 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.88%) SaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Trello
8 2 (0.44%) Joyent
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.22%) Force.com
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.58%) HTTP
2 20 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.17%) DNS
4 17 (3.73%) DHCP
4 17 (3.73%) FTP
4 17 (3.73%) IPsec
5 12 (2.63%) SSL
6 8 (1.75%) Internet
7 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.44%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) DVB
9 1 (0.22%) Intranet
9 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.22%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.48%) MySQL
4 22 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 17 (3.73%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.54%) OLTP
12 6 (1.32%) DB2
12 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.88%) Big Data
14 4 (0.88%) DbVisualizer
14 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 101 (22.15%) Selenium
2 80 (17.54%) Jenkins
3 74 (16.23%) Git (software)
4 51 (11.18%) JIRA
5 47 (10.31%) Cucumber
6 36 (7.89%) Maven
7 35 (7.68%) QuickTest Pro
8 30 (6.58%) WebDriver
9 25 (5.48%) Subversion
10 22 (4.82%) SpecFlow
11 20 (4.39%) TeamCity
12 18 (3.95%) Appium
13 16 (3.51%) SoapUI
14 15 (3.29%) JUnit
15 13 (2.85%) Visual Studio
15 13 (2.85%) Eclipse
16 11 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (2.41%) Calabash
17 10 (2.19%) JMeter
18 9 (1.97%) Robotium
General
1 76 (16.67%) Finance
2 51 (11.18%) Banking
3 36 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.39%) Front Office
5 13 (2.85%) Retail
5 13 (2.85%) Games
6 12 (2.63%) Marketing
7 9 (1.97%) Publishing
8 5 (1.10%) Back Office
8 5 (1.10%) Legal
9 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.66%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 155 (33.99%) Developer
2 56 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (11.84%) Tester
4 51 (11.18%) Analyst
5 44 (9.65%) Test Analyst
6 39 (8.55%) Senior Developer
7 31 (6.80%) Front-End Developer
8 27 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 22 (4.82%) Android Developer
10 20 (4.39%) Java Developer
11 19 (4.17%) Test Engineer
12 17 (3.73%) Consultant
12 17 (3.73%) Test Leader
13 15 (3.29%) QA Tester
14 13 (2.85%) ScrumMaster
14 13 (2.85%) C# Developer
15 12 (2.63%) Automation Tester
16 11 (2.41%) QA Analyst
16 11 (2.41%) Test Manager
16 11 (2.41%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (18.86%) HTML
2 64 (14.04%) .NET
3 57 (12.50%) CSS
4 50 (10.96%) HTML5
5 45 (9.87%) Web Services
5 45 (9.87%) XML
6 27 (5.92%) REST
7 26 (5.70%) SOAP
7 26 (5.70%) JSON
8 22 (4.82%) RESTful
9 18 (3.95%) jQuery
9 18 (3.95%) CSS3
10 17 (3.73%) ASP.NET
11 16 (3.51%) Django
12 15 (3.29%) AngularJS
13 13 (2.85%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.85%) Spring
14 12 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (2.19%) Gherkin
15 10 (2.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 34 (7.46%) Open Source
3 21 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.51%) User Experience
6 11 (2.41%) Equities
7 9 (1.97%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.97%) Social Media
8 6 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.10%) STB
9 5 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.88%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.88%) IPTV
10 4 (0.88%) Derivative
11 3 (0.66%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.66%) Replication
11 3 (0.66%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 112 (24.56%) Linux
2 58 (12.72%) UNIX
3 48 (10.53%) Windows
4 46 (10.09%) Android
5 36 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 26 (5.70%) Ubuntu
7 24 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (4.61%) CentOS
9 16 (3.51%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.66%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.44%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
12 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
3 104 (22.81%) DevOps
4 103 (22.59%) Scrum
5 93 (20.39%) TDD
6 70 (15.35%) BDD
7 65 (14.25%) OO
8 58 (12.72%) Test Automation
9 47 (10.31%) E-Commerce
10 44 (9.65%) Change Management
10 44 (9.65%) Manual Testing
11 39 (8.55%) Configuration Management
12 38 (8.33%) OOP
13 35 (7.68%) Software Engineering
13 35 (7.68%) MVC
14 34 (7.46%) Android Development
15 33 (7.24%) Test Scripting
15 33 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 33 (7.24%) Regression Testing
16 32 (7.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 203 (44.52%) Java
2 125 (27.41%) SQL
3 100 (21.93%) JavaScript
4 87 (19.08%) C#
5 61 (13.38%) Ruby
6 55 (12.06%) Python
7 37 (8.11%) Perl
8 28 (6.14%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.39%) C++
9 20 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.95%) C
11 16 (3.51%) PHP
12 11 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.19%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.54%) Scala
16 6 (1.32%) VB
17 4 (0.88%) VBA
17 4 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 47 (10.31%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.24%) Degree
4 29 (6.36%) ISEB
5 19 (4.17%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (17.32%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) COREP
2 5 (1.10%) FINREP
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.32%) Docker
3 5 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.10%) Varnish
4 2 (0.44%) QEMU
4 2 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 85 (18.64%) Puppet
2 56 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (5.26%) Ansible
4 13 (2.85%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.66%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.66%) Cacti
6 3 (0.66%) Nagios
7 2 (0.44%) SmokePing
7 2 (0.44%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.44%) Control-M
8 1 (0.22%) Munin
8 1 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 43 (9.43%) Oracle
2 40 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.04%) HP
4 18 (3.95%) Google
5 17 (3.73%) IBM
6 16 (3.51%) Sybase
7 6 (1.32%) VMware
8 4 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.66%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.66%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.66%) Twitter
10 2 (0.44%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.44%) SAP
10 2 (0.44%) CA
10 2 (0.44%) Reuters
10 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.44%) Apple
10 2 (0.44%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.44%) OpenText
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London
Hays Finance Technology
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Hays Finance Technology
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Lawrence Harvey
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City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
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Lawrence Harvey
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