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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / London
Rank 204 186 198
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 225 264 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.26% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.49% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 186 200
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £339 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
16153 17661 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.51% 84.12% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11671 12516 12421
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 206 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +11 47 £488 +8.33% 8
Greenford - 6 £413 -
Uxbridge - 1 £250 -
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 413 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (45.58%) Java
3 199 (35.16%) Scrum
3 199 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
4 192 (33.92%) TDD
5 188 (33.22%) JavaScript
6 162 (28.62%) Jenkins
7 159 (28.09%) HTML
8 139 (24.56%) Selenium
9 130 (22.97%) Git (software)
10 128 (22.61%) QA
11 125 (22.08%) CSS
12 118 (20.85%) DevOps
13 112 (19.79%) HTML5
13 112 (19.79%) SQL
14 106 (18.73%) BDD
15 105 (18.55%) Web Services
15 105 (18.55%) JIRA
16 100 (17.67%) Kanban
17 99 (17.49%) Pair Programming
17 99 (17.49%) Finance
18 94 (16.61%) Cucumber
19 93 (16.43%) Linux
20 91 (16.08%) Ruby
21 82 (14.49%) Python
22 81 (14.31%) AngularJS
23 79 (13.96%) Banking
23 79 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
24 70 (12.37%) WebDriver
25 66 (11.66%) C#

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 (5.83%) Apache Spark
2 25 (4.42%) Confluence
3 22 (3.89%) nginx
4 14 (2.47%) CMS
4 14 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.59%) IIS
7 8 (1.41%) Jetty
8 6 (1.06%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.88%) Apache
10 4 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.71%) JBoss
11 3 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.53%) SAS
11 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.35%) CoreMedia CMS
12 2 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.88%) PaintShop Pro
2 5 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Mingle
4 1 (0.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Eloqua
1 6 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
4 1 (0.18%) RMDS
4 1 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 79 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.77%) GitHub
3 16 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.24%) IaaS
6 6 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.06%) PaaS
6 6 (1.06%) SaaS
7 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.71%) CloudBees
7 4 (0.71%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.53%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.35%) Heroku
9 2 (0.35%) Office 365
9 2 (0.35%) Trello
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.18%) Google Play
10 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.42%) HTTP
2 23 (4.06%) Internet
3 13 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.59%) RTSP
5 7 (1.24%) RTP
6 6 (1.06%) Skype
7 5 (0.88%) DNS
7 5 (0.88%) DVB
8 4 (0.71%) Network Security
9 3 (0.53%) DHCP
9 3 (0.53%) FTP
9 3 (0.53%) IPsec
10 2 (0.35%) Firewall
10 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.35%) MQTT
10 2 (0.35%) SSL
10 2 (0.35%) VPN
11 1 (0.18%) 4G
11 1 (0.18%) HSRP
11 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (8.48%) NoSQL
3 46 (8.13%) MongoDB
4 43 (7.60%) Big Data
5 35 (6.18%) Relational Database
6 34 (6.01%) Hadoop
7 23 (4.06%) SQL Server
8 22 (3.89%) MySQL
9 21 (3.71%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.18%) Redis
11 17 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.83%) Apache Hive
13 14 (2.47%) DB2
14 8 (1.41%) CouchDB
14 8 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
16 5 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
18 3 (0.53%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 162 (28.62%) Jenkins
2 139 (24.56%) Selenium
3 130 (22.97%) Git (software)
4 105 (18.55%) JIRA
5 94 (16.61%) Cucumber
6 70 (12.37%) WebDriver
7 59 (10.42%) Maven
8 38 (6.71%) JUnit
9 37 (6.54%) Travis CI
10 31 (5.48%) Subversion
11 25 (4.42%) Hudson
12 24 (4.24%) Gradle
13 23 (4.06%) RSpec
14 21 (3.71%) CircleCI
14 21 (3.71%) SoapUI
15 19 (3.36%) IntelliJ
16 18 (3.18%) SpecFlow
17 17 (3.00%) JBehave
18 16 (2.83%) TeamCity
19 15 (2.65%) Grunt
General
1 99 (17.49%) Finance
2 79 (13.96%) Banking
3 36 (6.36%) Retail
4 34 (6.01%) Investment Banking
5 33 (5.83%) Marketing
6 17 (3.00%) Games
7 10 (1.77%) Front Office
8 8 (1.41%) Publishing
9 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.71%) Back Office
11 3 (0.53%) Advertising
11 3 (0.53%) Danish Language
11 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Legal
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.35%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 246 (43.46%) Developer
2 80 (14.13%) Java Developer
3 68 (12.01%) Tester
4 48 (8.48%) Senior Developer
5 44 (7.77%) Automation Tester
6 43 (7.60%) Analyst
7 40 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 37 (6.54%) Test Analyst
9 34 (6.01%) Full Stack Developer
10 30 (5.30%) Test Engineer
11 28 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (4.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 26 (4.59%) QA Engineer
14 25 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
15 22 (3.89%) iOS Developer
16 21 (3.71%) Architect
17 20 (3.53%) Scala Developer
18 17 (3.00%) QA Test Engineer
18 17 (3.00%) Security Engineer
18 17 (3.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (28.09%) HTML
2 125 (22.08%) CSS
3 112 (19.79%) HTML5
4 105 (18.55%) Web Services
5 81 (14.31%) AngularJS
6 66 (11.66%) Spring
7 62 (10.95%) Node.js
8 58 (10.25%) RESTful
9 57 (10.07%) REST
10 53 (9.36%) XML
11 49 (8.66%) jQuery
12 47 (8.30%) JSON
13 46 (8.13%) .NET
14 45 (7.95%) Sass
15 41 (7.24%) CSS3
15 41 (7.24%) React
16 36 (6.36%) SOAP
17 29 (5.12%) Dropwizard
17 29 (5.12%) Ruby on Rails
18 28 (4.95%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.36%) Mobile App
3 26 (4.59%) User Experience
4 24 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (3.00%) MPEG
6 14 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.30%) Fintech
8 12 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.94%) iPad
9 11 (1.94%) iPhone
10 10 (1.77%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.59%) Equities
12 7 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.24%) PMI
12 7 (1.24%) Psychology
12 7 (1.24%) Streaming Video
13 6 (1.06%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 93 (16.43%) Linux
2 59 (10.42%) Unix
3 47 (8.30%) Apple iOS
4 37 (6.54%) Android
5 24 (4.24%) Windows
6 9 (1.59%) CentOS
6 9 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.35%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) VMS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
2 199 (35.16%) Scrum
3 192 (33.92%) TDD
4 118 (20.85%) DevOps
5 106 (18.73%) BDD
6 100 (17.67%) Kanban
7 99 (17.49%) Pair Programming
8 59 (10.42%) Manual Testing
8 59 (10.42%) Open Source
9 58 (10.25%) Test Automation
10 57 (10.07%) Software Engineering
11 55 (9.72%) OO
12 51 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
13 48 (8.48%) Front End Development
13 48 (8.48%) Web Development
14 45 (7.95%) Regression Testing
15 43 (7.60%) MVC
16 39 (6.89%) SOA
17 38 (6.71%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 258 (45.58%) Java
2 188 (33.22%) JavaScript
3 112 (19.79%) SQL
4 91 (16.08%) Ruby
5 82 (14.49%) Python
6 66 (11.66%) C#
7 60 (10.60%) Scala
8 37 (6.54%) PHP
9 26 (4.59%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.24%) Apple Swift
11 22 (3.89%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.53%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.83%) C
14 12 (2.12%) C++
14 12 (2.12%) Go
14 12 (2.12%) Perl
15 11 (1.94%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.94%) VB
15 11 (1.94%) VBScript
16 10 (1.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (7.60%) Degree
2 28 (4.95%) ISEB
2 28 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 13 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.24%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.06%) PMP
10 5 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.71%) PhD
12 1 (0.18%) CEH
12 1 (0.18%) CISM
12 1 (0.18%) CISSP
12 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.18%) CRISC
12 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (22.61%) QA
2 12 (2.12%) SDET
3 10 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.41%) MiFID
5 7 (1.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (1.24%) EMIR
6 3 (0.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.53%) GMP
7 2 (0.35%) GCP
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 46 (8.13%) Docker
2 13 (2.30%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.71%) HDFS
4 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 44 (7.77%) Puppet
2 31 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (4.59%) Ansible
4 22 (3.89%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.24%) Mesos
5 7 (1.24%) Salt
6 5 (0.88%) Terraform
7 4 (0.71%) Graphite
8 3 (0.53%) Grafana
8 3 (0.53%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.35%) Kibana
9 2 (0.35%) logstash
9 2 (0.35%) Nagios
9 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.18%) Consul
10 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.18%) Marathon
10 1 (0.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (4.42%) Oracle
2 23 (4.06%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.53%) Atlassian
4 16 (2.83%) New Relic
5 14 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.12%) HP
7 11 (1.94%) Google
8 10 (1.77%) CA Agile Central
8 10 (1.77%) Perforce
8 10 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.24%) Brightcove
9 7 (1.24%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.24%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.24%) RedGate
10 6 (1.06%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.06%) Splunk
10 6 (1.06%) Sybase
11 5 (0.88%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.88%) Apple
11 5 (0.88%) IBM
London
Adteq
Rate: From £300 to £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago