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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 188 188 178
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 271 280 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.25% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.49% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 204 219
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £328 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -23.04%
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
18217 18803 18933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.68% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 13421 13967
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 227 247
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +21 57 £440 +9.87% 9
Greenford - 7 £413 -
Hammersmith +5 1 £450 +7.78% 1
Uxbridge +4 1 £250 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 483 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (43.16%) Java
3 230 (35.33%) Continuous Integration
4 218 (33.49%) Scrum
5 206 (31.64%) JavaScript
6 190 (29.19%) TDD
7 170 (26.11%) Jenkins
8 166 (25.50%) HTML
9 143 (21.97%) Git (software)
10 142 (21.81%) Selenium
11 141 (21.66%) DevOps
12 134 (20.58%) QA
13 129 (19.82%) CSS
14 128 (19.66%) HTML5
15 126 (19.35%) SQL
16 118 (18.13%) JIRA
17 114 (17.51%) Ruby
18 111 (17.05%) Linux
19 109 (16.74%) Cucumber
19 109 (16.74%) BDD
20 107 (16.44%) Web Services
21 105 (16.13%) Pair Programming
22 102 (15.67%) Finance
22 102 (15.67%) AngularJS
23 100 (15.36%) Kanban
24 92 (14.13%) Python
25 87 (13.36%) Open Source
26 85 (13.06%) Software Engineering
27 83 (12.75%) C#
28 82 (12.60%) Amazon AWS

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 35 (5.38%) Apache Spark
2 29 (4.45%) Confluence
3 22 (3.38%) nginx
4 17 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (2.15%) CMS
7 13 (2.00%) OpenStack
8 12 (1.84%) IIS
9 11 (1.69%) Apache
10 10 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.23%) JBoss
11 8 (1.23%) Jetty
12 6 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.46%) Mule
14 3 (0.46%) SAS
14 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.08%) PaintShop Pro
2 7 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) Mingle
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.00%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.15%) Maximo
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) RMDS
5 1 (0.15%) Summit
5 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 82 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.76%) GitHub
3 21 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (1.84%) SaaS
6 7 (1.08%) Google Play
6 7 (1.08%) IaaS
6 7 (1.08%) PaaS
7 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.77%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.77%) Google Compute Engine
9 4 (0.61%) CloudBees
9 4 (0.61%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.31%) Heroku
11 2 (0.31%) Office 365
11 2 (0.31%) Slack
11 2 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.07%) HTTP
2 23 (3.53%) Internet
3 13 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.23%) DVB
5 7 (1.08%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.92%) Skype
7 5 (0.77%) DNS
7 5 (0.77%) RTSP
8 3 (0.46%) DHCP
8 3 (0.46%) FTP
8 3 (0.46%) IPsec
8 3 (0.46%) RTP
9 2 (0.31%) Firewall
9 2 (0.31%) MQTT
9 2 (0.31%) SSL
9 2 (0.31%) VPN
10 1 (0.15%) BGP
10 1 (0.15%) MPLS
10 1 (0.15%) OSPF
10 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 58 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (8.76%) MongoDB
4 51 (7.83%) Big Data
5 40 (6.14%) Hadoop
6 28 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 28 (4.30%) SQL Server
7 25 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (3.69%) RDBMS
9 23 (3.53%) MySQL
10 18 (2.76%) Redis
11 16 (2.46%) Apache Hive
12 12 (1.84%) CouchDB
13 10 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.08%) DB2
16 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (0.61%) HBase
17 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 170 (26.11%) Jenkins
2 143 (21.97%) Git (software)
3 142 (21.81%) Selenium
4 118 (18.13%) JIRA
5 109 (16.74%) Cucumber
6 71 (10.91%) WebDriver
7 65 (9.98%) Maven
8 46 (7.07%) JUnit
9 38 (5.84%) Travis CI
10 33 (5.07%) Subversion
11 30 (4.61%) Gradle
12 29 (4.45%) RSpec
13 24 (3.69%) SoapUI
14 21 (3.23%) CircleCI
14 21 (3.23%) SpecFlow
15 20 (3.07%) Appium
15 20 (3.07%) Jasmine
15 20 (3.07%) JMeter
16 19 (2.92%) IntelliJ
17 18 (2.76%) TeamCity
General
1 102 (15.67%) Finance
2 74 (11.37%) Banking
3 47 (7.22%) Marketing
4 35 (5.38%) Retail
5 29 (4.45%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.92%) Games
7 12 (1.84%) Front Office
8 9 (1.38%) Publishing
8 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.92%) Back Office
10 3 (0.46%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 266 (40.86%) Developer
2 85 (13.06%) Java Developer
3 83 (12.75%) Tester
4 51 (7.83%) Senior Developer
5 48 (7.37%) Automation Tester
6 45 (6.91%) Analyst
6 45 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 38 (5.84%) Test Analyst
8 36 (5.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 36 (5.53%) Test Engineer
9 32 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 32 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 29 (4.45%) QA Engineer
11 28 (4.30%) Architect
12 25 (3.84%) Security Engineer
12 25 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (3.69%) Angular Developer
14 23 (3.53%) Agile Developer
15 21 (3.23%) QA Tester
16 20 (3.07%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (25.50%) HTML
2 129 (19.82%) CSS
3 128 (19.66%) HTML5
4 107 (16.44%) Web Services
5 102 (15.67%) AngularJS
6 79 (12.14%) REST
7 73 (11.21%) Node.js
8 59 (9.06%) RESTful
9 56 (8.60%) Spring
10 52 (7.99%) JSON
11 51 (7.83%) .NET
12 49 (7.53%) CSS3
13 48 (7.37%) jQuery
14 47 (7.22%) Sass
15 42 (6.45%) React
16 41 (6.30%) XML
17 36 (5.53%) Ruby on Rails
18 31 (4.76%) Dropwizard
19 27 (4.15%) Play Framework
20 25 (3.84%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 39 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.76%) User Experience
5 19 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.92%) Virtual Team
6 18 (2.76%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.61%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.46%) MPEG
9 10 (1.54%) Fintech
10 9 (1.38%) iPad
10 9 (1.38%) iPhone
11 8 (1.23%) Equities
12 7 (1.08%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.08%) Interactive TV
12 7 (1.08%) Psychology
12 7 (1.08%) STB
12 7 (1.08%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 111 (17.05%) Linux
2 53 (8.14%) Apple iOS
3 49 (7.53%) Android
4 45 (6.91%) Unix
5 28 (4.30%) Windows
6 23 (3.53%) CentOS
7 17 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.84%) CoreOS
9 11 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.46%) Solaris
11 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (35.33%) Continuous Integration
3 218 (33.49%) Scrum
4 190 (29.19%) TDD
5 141 (21.66%) DevOps
6 109 (16.74%) BDD
7 105 (16.13%) Pair Programming
8 100 (15.36%) Kanban
9 87 (13.36%) Open Source
10 85 (13.06%) Software Engineering
11 65 (9.98%) Test Automation
12 64 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
13 62 (9.52%) Web Development
14 61 (9.37%) Manual Testing
15 54 (8.29%) Front End Development
16 51 (7.83%) MVC
16 51 (7.83%) Regression Testing
17 50 (7.68%) Configuration Management
17 50 (7.68%) OO
18 45 (6.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 281 (43.16%) Java
2 206 (31.64%) JavaScript
3 126 (19.35%) SQL
4 114 (17.51%) Ruby
5 92 (14.13%) Python
6 83 (12.75%) C#
7 63 (9.68%) Scala
8 40 (6.14%) PHP
9 32 (4.92%) TypeScript
10 23 (3.53%) C++
11 22 (3.38%) Apple Swift
11 22 (3.38%) C
12 19 (2.92%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.46%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.30%) Perl
15 13 (2.00%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.84%) VBScript
17 11 (1.69%) Go
17 11 (1.69%) VB
18 10 (1.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 59 (9.06%) Degree
2 42 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.76%) ISEB
4 19 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.61%) CHECK Team Member
5 17 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.15%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.38%) CISSP
7 9 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.23%) CEH
8 8 (1.23%) CREST Certified
9 6 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.92%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.77%) PMP
11 4 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.61%) PhD
12 1 (0.15%) CISM
12 1 (0.15%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (20.58%) QA
2 12 (1.84%) SDET
3 10 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.46%) GCP
5 2 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.31%) GMP
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (8.14%) Docker
2 12 (1.84%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.61%) HDFS
4 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.31%) Varnish
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 62 (9.52%) Puppet
2 41 (6.30%) Ansible
3 36 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (1.84%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.38%) Terraform
7 8 (1.23%) Graphite
7 8 (1.23%) Salt
8 7 (1.08%) Mesos
9 3 (0.46%) Grafana
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.31%) Kibana
10 2 (0.31%) logstash
10 2 (0.31%) Nagios
10 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.15%) Consul
11 1 (0.15%) Marathon
11 1 (0.15%) Packer
11 1 (0.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 34 (5.22%) Oracle
2 32 (4.92%) Google
3 31 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 29 (4.45%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.46%) New Relic
5 16 (2.46%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.00%) Hyperion
7 11 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
7 11 (1.69%) HP
8 10 (1.54%) AppDynamics
8 10 (1.54%) Splunk
9 8 (1.23%) IBM
9 8 (1.23%) Mercator
10 7 (1.08%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.08%) OpenTV
10 7 (1.08%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.08%) RedGate
11 6 (0.92%) Facebook
11 6 (0.92%) Optimizely
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