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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 163 185 220
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +35
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 334 291 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.23% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.51% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 223 148
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +1.26%
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
18895 19269 18972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.31% 81.64% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13653 13770 13293
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +43 61 £450 -10.00% 16
Croydon - 11 £380 - 1
Bromley -2 3 - -
Osterley - 3 £300 -
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 £380 +13.43%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 414 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (42.69%) Java
3 219 (35.55%) Continuous Integration
4 191 (31.01%) Scrum
5 187 (30.36%) TDD
6 173 (28.08%) JavaScript
7 148 (24.03%) HTML
8 139 (22.56%) SQL
9 135 (21.92%) QA
10 128 (20.78%) Git (software)
11 127 (20.62%) CSS
12 113 (18.34%) HTML5
13 112 (18.18%) Finance
14 108 (17.53%) REST
15 105 (17.05%) DevOps
16 100 (16.23%) Kanban
17 98 (15.91%) Selenium
18 97 (15.75%) Linux
19 95 (15.42%) Pair Programming
20 94 (15.26%) Jenkins
21 88 (14.29%) AngularJS
22 87 (14.12%) BDD
23 85 (13.80%) Web Services
24 84 (13.64%) Banking
24 84 (13.64%) JIRA
25 80 (12.99%) Oracle
26 77 (12.50%) C#
26 77 (12.50%) Software Engineering
27 73 (11.85%) Ruby
27 73 (11.85%) Cucumber

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 36 (5.84%) Apache Spark
2 19 (3.08%) Confluence
3 16 (2.60%) Apache
4 10 (1.62%) IIS
4 10 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.46%) CMS
5 9 (1.46%) Jetty
5 9 (1.46%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.30%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (0.97%) JBoss
8 4 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.65%) Drupal
8 4 (0.65%) nginx
8 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.49%) Mule
9 3 (0.49%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.32%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 32 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.30%) MS Office
3 4 (0.65%) PaintShop Pro
3 4 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.62%) Eloqua
3 8 (1.30%) Beauchamp
4 2 (0.32%) Endur
4 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.71%) GitHub
3 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.27%) Google Play
5 11 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (1.79%) SaaS
6 10 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.65%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.16%) Heroku
11 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.77%) HTTP
2 25 (4.06%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.25%) Internet
4 11 (1.79%) Kerberos
5 9 (1.46%) DHCP
5 9 (1.46%) DNS
5 9 (1.46%) DVB
5 9 (1.46%) FTP
5 9 (1.46%) IPsec
6 8 (1.30%) SSL
7 2 (0.32%) Network Security
7 2 (0.32%) VoIP
7 2 (0.32%) Wireless
7 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.16%) RTP
8 1 (0.16%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.16%) snoop
8 1 (0.16%) SS7
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
8 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.93%) NoSQL
2 54 (8.77%) Big Data
3 52 (8.44%) SQL Server
4 47 (7.63%) MySQL
5 45 (7.31%) MongoDB
6 42 (6.82%) Hadoop
7 40 (6.49%) Relational Database
8 27 (4.38%) RDBMS
9 25 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.76%) Oracle Database
12 13 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.95%) HBase
14 9 (1.46%) DB2
14 9 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
16 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (0.65%) CouchDB
17 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 128 (20.78%) Git (software)
2 98 (15.91%) Selenium
3 94 (15.26%) Jenkins
4 84 (13.64%) JIRA
5 73 (11.85%) Cucumber
6 49 (7.95%) WebDriver
7 45 (7.31%) Maven
8 42 (6.82%) JUnit
9 38 (6.17%) Gradle
10 26 (4.22%) Appium
11 23 (3.73%) Grunt
12 22 (3.57%) Subversion
13 21 (3.41%) HP UFT
14 20 (3.25%) SpecFlow
15 19 (3.08%) Ant
16 18 (2.92%) gulp
16 18 (2.92%) IntelliJ
17 17 (2.76%) JMeter
17 17 (2.76%) Robotium
18 15 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 112 (18.18%) Finance
2 84 (13.64%) Banking
3 35 (5.68%) Investment Banking
4 23 (3.73%) Marketing
5 22 (3.57%) Front Office
5 22 (3.57%) Games
6 21 (3.41%) Retail
7 14 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.95%) Back Office
9 10 (1.62%) Publishing
10 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (41.23%) Developer
2 68 (11.04%) Tester
3 65 (10.55%) Java Developer
4 56 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 49 (7.95%) Analyst
6 44 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 43 (6.98%) Test Engineer
8 41 (6.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 35 (5.68%) QA Engineer
10 34 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 33 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
12 32 (5.19%) Automation Tester
13 31 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
14 30 (4.87%) Agile Developer
15 24 (3.90%) C# Developer
15 24 (3.90%) HTML Developer
16 23 (3.73%) Test Automation Engineer
17 22 (3.57%) QA Tester
17 22 (3.57%) Scrum Master
18 21 (3.41%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (24.03%) HTML
2 127 (20.62%) CSS
3 113 (18.34%) HTML5
4 108 (17.53%) REST
5 88 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 85 (13.80%) Web Services
7 58 (9.42%) RESTful
8 49 (7.95%) .NET
9 43 (6.98%) CSS3
9 43 (6.98%) XML
10 41 (6.66%) JSON
10 41 (6.66%) Node.js
11 34 (5.52%) Dropwizard
11 34 (5.52%) Spring
12 28 (4.55%) jQuery
13 20 (3.25%) LESS
14 18 (2.92%) Ajax
14 18 (2.92%) spray
15 17 (2.76%) SOAP
16 16 (2.60%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.52%) Mobile App
2 32 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (4.55%) User Experience
4 27 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.11%) Fintech
8 12 (1.95%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.62%) STB
10 9 (1.46%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.46%) MPEG
11 7 (1.14%) Derivative
11 7 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.14%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.97%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.97%) Equities
13 4 (0.65%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.75%) Linux
2 52 (8.44%) Android
3 47 (7.63%) Apple iOS
4 39 (6.33%) Unix
5 33 (5.36%) Windows
6 16 (2.60%) CentOS
7 10 (1.62%) CoreOS
7 10 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.81%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.65%) AIX
10 4 (0.65%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (35.55%) Continuous Integration
3 191 (31.01%) Scrum
4 187 (30.36%) TDD
5 105 (17.05%) DevOps
6 100 (16.23%) Kanban
7 95 (15.42%) Pair Programming
8 87 (14.12%) BDD
9 77 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 73 (11.85%) Open Source
11 68 (11.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 63 (10.23%) Front End Development
13 60 (9.74%) Configuration Management
14 58 (9.42%) Manual Testing
14 58 (9.42%) OO
14 58 (9.42%) Test Automation
15 53 (8.60%) High Availability
16 52 (8.44%) E-Commerce
17 48 (7.79%) Web Development
18 46 (7.47%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 263 (42.69%) Java
2 173 (28.08%) JavaScript
3 139 (22.56%) SQL
4 77 (12.50%) C#
5 73 (11.85%) Ruby
6 71 (11.53%) Python
7 54 (8.77%) Scala
8 39 (6.33%) PHP
9 24 (3.90%) C++
9 24 (3.90%) TypeScript
10 23 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 18 (2.92%) Perl
12 15 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.44%) Go
13 12 (1.95%) C
14 11 (1.79%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.46%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.46%) Groovy
15 9 (1.46%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 40 (6.49%) Degree
2 32 (5.19%) ISEB
3 30 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.73%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.95%) CISSP
6 12 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.62%) CEH
7 10 (1.62%) CREST Certified
7 10 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.65%) PhD
9 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.32%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) MCSD
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.32%) PMP
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (21.92%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) GCP
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 31 (5.03%) Docker
2 9 (1.46%) HDFS
3 8 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.49%) Varnish
6 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (9.09%) Puppet
2 36 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (5.36%) Ansible
4 24 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.46%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.14%) Terraform
7 4 (0.65%) Graphite
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.16%) Control-M
9 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 80 (12.99%) Oracle
2 39 (6.33%) Google
3 34 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.57%) HP
5 18 (2.92%) Atlassian
6 17 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.44%) New Relic
8 13 (2.11%) Adobe
8 13 (2.11%) Mercator
9 12 (1.95%) Facebook
10 9 (1.46%) Hyperion
10 9 (1.46%) IBM
11 8 (1.30%) Optimizely
11 8 (1.30%) SAP
12 6 (0.97%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.81%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.81%) Cognos
13 5 (0.81%) Splunk
14 4 (0.65%) Green Hat
14 4 (0.65%) OpenTV
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