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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 221 219 232
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 214 235 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.94% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.21% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 176 126
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -12.50%
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
19054 19489 19712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.56% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13487 13636 13293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 230 375
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 36 £458 +7.64% 11
Greenford - 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £215 - 1
Romford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 317 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (47.07%) TDD
3 170 (39.81%) Java
4 133 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (29.74%) SQL
6 121 (28.34%) QA
7 116 (27.17%) BDD
8 104 (24.36%) Selenium
9 103 (24.12%) Scrum
10 93 (21.78%) JavaScript
11 91 (21.31%) HTML
12 86 (20.14%) Finance
13 81 (18.97%) Manual Testing
14 79 (18.50%) .NET
15 71 (16.63%) CSS
15 71 (16.63%) Test Automation
16 70 (16.39%) XML
17 69 (16.16%) Cucumber
18 64 (14.99%) Web Services
19 62 (14.52%) C#
20 58 (13.58%) Linux
21 57 (13.35%) Banking
21 57 (13.35%) Open Source
22 56 (13.11%) AngularJS
23 54 (12.65%) Ruby
23 54 (12.65%) E-Commerce
24 50 (11.71%) HTML5
24 50 (11.71%) Node.js
25 47 (11.01%) WebDriver
26 46 (10.77%) Git (software)

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 50 (11.71%) Node.js
2 22 (5.15%) CMS
3 20 (4.68%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.22%) Apache
5 15 (3.51%) nginx
6 14 (3.28%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.81%) IIS
7 12 (2.81%) EPiServer CMS
8 11 (2.58%) Jetty
9 10 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.41%) Drupal
11 5 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.94%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.94%) Confluence
13 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (2.34%) RMDS
2 9 (2.11%) ION MarketView
3 7 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.47%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.87%) Google App Engine
4 7 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.17%) Joyent
6 3 (0.70%) GitHub
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.47%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.23%) Trello
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.96%) HTTP
2 17 (3.98%) Internet
3 13 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.58%) SSL
5 8 (1.87%) DNS
5 8 (1.87%) DHCP
5 8 (1.87%) FTP
5 8 (1.87%) IPsec
6 7 (1.64%) MVNO
7 4 (0.94%) Broadband
8 2 (0.47%) DVB
9 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.32%) SQL Server
1 27 (6.32%) MongoDB
1 27 (6.32%) Relational Database
2 24 (5.62%) MySQL
3 19 (4.45%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.98%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.34%) DB2
6 10 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.87%) Big Data
9 7 (1.64%) Redis
9 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.41%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.94%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.94%) DbVisualizer
13 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 104 (24.36%) Selenium
2 69 (16.16%) Cucumber
3 47 (11.01%) WebDriver
4 46 (10.77%) Git (software)
5 38 (8.90%) Subversion
6 33 (7.73%) JIRA
7 31 (7.26%) Jenkins
8 28 (6.56%) Maven
8 28 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
9 18 (4.22%) Capybara
10 17 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (3.75%) TeamCity
11 16 (3.75%) WATIR
12 15 (3.51%) JUnit
12 15 (3.51%) Visual Studio
13 14 (3.28%) SoapUI
14 13 (3.04%) Calabash
14 13 (3.04%) Sahi
15 12 (2.81%) FitNesse
16 10 (2.34%) JBehave
General
1 86 (20.14%) Finance
2 57 (13.35%) Banking
3 39 (9.13%) Investment Banking
4 28 (6.56%) Games
5 20 (4.68%) Retail
6 16 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.75%) Front Office
7 8 (1.87%) Advertising
8 6 (1.41%) Legal
9 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.94%) Marketing
10 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.70%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 164 (38.41%) Developer
2 87 (20.37%) Analyst
3 67 (15.69%) Test Analyst
4 66 (15.46%) Tester
5 39 (9.13%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.32%) Web Developer
7 24 (5.62%) QA Engineer
8 21 (4.92%) QA Tester
8 21 (4.92%) QA Analyst
8 21 (4.92%) Automation Tester
9 19 (4.45%) Front-End Developer
9 19 (4.45%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.22%) Test Engineer
11 16 (3.75%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.51%) ScrumMaster
13 13 (3.04%) UI Programmer
13 13 (3.04%) UI Developer
13 13 (3.04%) Consultant
14 12 (2.81%) Agile Test Analyst
14 12 (2.81%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.31%) HTML
2 79 (18.50%) .NET
3 71 (16.63%) CSS
4 70 (16.39%) XML
5 64 (14.99%) Web Services
6 56 (13.11%) AngularJS
7 50 (11.71%) HTML5
8 31 (7.26%) Backbone.js
8 31 (7.26%) JSON
9 30 (7.03%) jQuery
10 28 (6.56%) REST
11 24 (5.62%) RESTful
12 19 (4.45%) CSS3
12 19 (4.45%) Spring
13 18 (4.22%) Servlets
13 18 (4.22%) J2EE
14 16 (3.75%) .NET Framework
15 14 (3.28%) NHibernate
16 13 (3.04%) JMS
16 13 (3.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.35%) Open Source
2 45 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.09%) Derivative
3 26 (6.09%) Credit Risk
4 22 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.98%) Wiki
7 16 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (3.75%) Credit Derivative
8 12 (2.81%) Equities
8 12 (2.81%) Fixed Income
8 12 (2.81%) Market Risk
8 12 (2.81%) Social Media
9 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.34%) EMV
10 10 (2.34%) Smartcard
11 9 (2.11%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.11%) User Experience
12 5 (1.17%) Streaming Media
13 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.58%) Linux
2 42 (9.84%) UNIX
3 31 (7.26%) Windows
4 19 (4.45%) Android
5 17 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.70%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (47.07%) TDD
3 133 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
4 116 (27.17%) BDD
5 103 (24.12%) Scrum
6 81 (18.97%) Manual Testing
7 71 (16.63%) Test Automation
8 54 (12.65%) E-Commerce
9 45 (10.54%) OO
10 43 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (10.07%) User Stories
11 42 (9.84%) Test Scripting
12 38 (8.90%) Unit Testing
13 36 (8.43%) Configuration Management
14 34 (7.96%) MVC
15 31 (7.26%) Test Strategy
16 28 (6.56%) Software Testing
17 27 (6.32%) Web Development
18 26 (6.09%) Regression Testing
19 25 (5.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 170 (39.81%) Java
2 127 (29.74%) SQL
3 93 (21.78%) JavaScript
4 62 (14.52%) C#
5 54 (12.65%) Ruby
6 26 (6.09%) PHP
7 25 (5.85%) Python
8 15 (3.51%) Scala
9 13 (3.04%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.64%) Groovy
11 7 (1.64%) Perl
12 6 (1.41%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.17%) C
14 3 (0.70%) C++
15 2 (0.47%) VBA
15 2 (0.47%) XAML
16 1 (0.23%) F#
16 1 (0.23%) XPath
16 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (5.85%) ISEB
2 20 (4.68%) Degree
3 18 (4.22%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.47%) CEH
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (28.34%) QA
2 8 (1.87%) Basel III
3 3 (0.70%) EMIR
3 3 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.23%) UCITS
4 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.17%) Varnish
2 5 (1.17%) Xen
3 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 24 (5.62%) Puppet
2 19 (4.45%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.41%) Ansible
5 4 (0.94%) SCCM
6 3 (0.70%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.47%) Nagios
7 2 (0.47%) Nessus
8 1 (0.23%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.23%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.23%) logstash
8 1 (0.23%) Kibana
8 1 (0.23%) Ambari
Vendors
1 44 (10.30%) Oracle
2 36 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.04%) EPiServer
4 12 (2.81%) hybris
4 12 (2.81%) HP
5 9 (2.11%) ION Trading
5 9 (2.11%) Google
6 8 (1.87%) ATG
6 8 (1.87%) TIBCO
6 8 (1.87%) VMware
7 7 (1.64%) IBM
8 6 (1.41%) 29West
9 5 (1.17%) JBoss
9 5 (1.17%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.94%) SAP
10 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.70%) Adobe
11 3 (0.70%) Green Hat
12 2 (0.47%) Facebook
12 2 (0.47%) Twitter
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
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Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + benefits
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London
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