The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 356 344 334
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 52 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 47
Average daily rate £406 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £251 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 - -
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Tester across the London region.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Histogram in London

Automation Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester across the London region.

Automation Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 11 £375 -3.22% 1
Croydon - 2 £400 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 96 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (57.53%) Selenium
3 76 (52.05%) BDD
4 64 (43.84%) Cucumber
5 62 (42.47%) Java
6 49 (33.56%) Test Automation
7 44 (30.14%) WebDriver
8 43 (29.45%) Automation Testing
9 40 (27.40%) Test Scripting
9 40 (27.40%) QA
10 38 (26.03%) Ruby
11 32 (21.92%) C#
12 30 (20.55%) Scrum
13 24 (16.44%) JIRA
13 24 (16.44%) Apple iOS
14 23 (15.75%) Mobile App
14 23 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (15.07%) Manual Testing
15 22 (15.07%) Git (software)
15 22 (15.07%) Appium
15 22 (15.07%) TDD
16 21 (14.38%) Calabash
16 21 (14.38%) Jenkins
16 21 (14.38%) Android
17 20 (13.70%) SQL
17 20 (13.70%) Regression Testing
18 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
18 18 (12.33%) E-Commerce
18 18 (12.33%) User Stories
18 18 (12.33%) SpecFlow

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.79%) Confluence
2 3 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.37%) Node.js
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) GitHub
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.05%) Extranet
2 3 (2.05%) Intranet
3 2 (1.37%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.05%) DB2
3 3 (2.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) QlikView
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (0.68%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 84 (57.53%) Selenium
2 64 (43.84%) Cucumber
3 44 (30.14%) WebDriver
4 24 (16.44%) JIRA
5 22 (15.07%) Appium
5 22 (15.07%) Git (software)
6 21 (14.38%) Calabash
6 21 (14.38%) Jenkins
7 18 (12.33%) SpecFlow
8 17 (11.64%) SoapUI
9 13 (8.90%) HP UFT
10 11 (7.53%) Capybara
11 7 (4.79%) JMeter
12 6 (4.11%) JUnit
12 6 (4.11%) Protractor
12 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (3.42%) JBehave
14 4 (2.74%) RSpec
14 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.74%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (5.48%) Banking
1 8 (5.48%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Retail
3 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Billing
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) Web Services
2 12 (8.22%) XML
3 11 (7.53%) SOAP
4 10 (6.85%) .NET
4 10 (6.85%) RESTful
5 9 (6.16%) Gherkin
6 8 (5.48%) REST
7 6 (4.11%) CSS
7 6 (4.11%) HTML
8 5 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.74%) Behat
10 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.37%) JSON
10 2 (1.37%) WSDL
11 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.68%) Middleware
11 1 (0.68%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.68%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.79%) User Experience
4 4 (2.74%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.74%) Streaming Music
5 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.37%) iPhone
6 2 (1.37%) IPTV
6 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.37%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.37%) STB
6 2 (1.37%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.68%) Physics
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.44%) Apple iOS
2 21 (14.38%) Android
3 8 (5.48%) Unix
4 6 (4.11%) Windows
5 5 (3.42%) Linux
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (52.05%) BDD
3 49 (33.56%) Test Automation
4 43 (29.45%) Automation Testing
5 40 (27.40%) Test Scripting
6 30 (20.55%) Scrum
7 23 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.07%) Manual Testing
8 22 (15.07%) TDD
9 20 (13.70%) Regression Testing
10 18 (12.33%) E-Commerce
10 18 (12.33%) User Stories
11 15 (10.27%) Open Source
12 13 (8.90%) API Testing
12 13 (8.90%) Automated Testing
12 13 (8.90%) Data Protection
13 11 (7.53%) QA Automation
14 10 (6.85%) Build Automation
14 10 (6.85%) Performance Testing
15 9 (6.16%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (42.47%) Java
2 38 (26.03%) Ruby
3 32 (21.92%) C#
4 20 (13.70%) SQL
5 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.79%) C++
6 7 (4.79%) PHP
7 6 (4.11%) Python
8 4 (2.74%) Groovy
9 2 (1.37%) C
9 2 (1.37%) Perl
9 2 (1.37%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.48%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) ISEB
4 2 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (27.40%) QA
2 5 (3.42%) SDET
3 1 (0.68%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.11%) HP
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.42%) Atlassian
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle
3 3 (2.05%) Adobe
4 2 (1.37%) hybris
4 2 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) ATG
5 1 (0.68%) Demandware
5 1 (0.68%) Informatica
5 1 (0.68%) Pega
5 1 (0.68%) Sonatype
5 1 (0.68%) Telerik
5 1 (0.68%) Venda
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