The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
Automation Tester
England / London
Rank 304 359 335
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 100 57 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 75
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
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 £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester 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 -6 14 £475 +26.66% 2
Osterley - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Greenwich - 1 £418 - 1
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 123 (63.73%) Selenium
2 116 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (43.52%) Cucumber
4 78 (40.41%) Java
5 67 (34.72%) BDD
6 66 (34.20%) Test Automation
7 56 (29.02%) WebDriver
8 50 (25.91%) Automation Testing
9 48 (24.87%) Jenkins
10 47 (24.35%) Scrum
11 46 (23.83%) JIRA
12 44 (22.80%) Automated Testing
12 44 (22.80%) TDD
13 41 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (20.21%) QA
15 36 (18.65%) Test Scripting
16 35 (18.13%) C#
17 34 (17.62%) JavaScript
17 34 (17.62%) SQL
18 30 (15.54%) Functional Testing
19 29 (15.03%) REST
20 28 (14.51%) Ruby
21 27 (13.99%) Regression Testing
22 26 (13.47%) SoapUI
22 26 (13.47%) Gherkin
23 25 (12.95%) Linux
24 24 (12.44%) Test Strategy
24 24 (12.44%) Git (software)
24 24 (12.44%) SpecFlow
25 22 (11.40%) Python

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 10 (5.18%) CMS
2 8 (4.15%) Confluence
3 6 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) JBoss
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) Mingle
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.66%) GitHub
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) HTTP
1 3 (1.55%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.04%) Big Data
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) DB2
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.52%) MS Access
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 123 (63.73%) Selenium
2 84 (43.52%) Cucumber
3 56 (29.02%) WebDriver
4 48 (24.87%) Jenkins
5 46 (23.83%) JIRA
6 26 (13.47%) SoapUI
7 24 (12.44%) Git (software)
7 24 (12.44%) SpecFlow
8 20 (10.36%) JUnit
9 16 (8.29%) Protractor
10 15 (7.77%) HP UFT
10 15 (7.77%) TeamCity
11 12 (6.22%) Appium
12 11 (5.70%) Calabash
13 10 (5.18%) JMeter
13 10 (5.18%) Maven
14 9 (4.66%) Mocha
14 9 (4.66%) NUnit
14 9 (4.66%) Visual Studio
15 7 (3.63%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (9.33%) Finance
2 11 (5.70%) Banking
3 7 (3.63%) Retail
4 5 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) Publishing
7 2 (1.04%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.03%) REST
2 26 (13.47%) Gherkin
3 21 (10.88%) SOAP
4 19 (9.84%) JSON
4 19 (9.84%) Web Services
5 16 (8.29%) .NET
5 16 (8.29%) RESTful
6 15 (7.77%) XML
7 14 (7.25%) HTML
7 14 (7.25%) Node.js
8 11 (5.70%) Spring
9 10 (5.18%) AngularJS
9 10 (5.18%) Chai
10 8 (4.15%) CSS
11 4 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.07%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.07%) HTML5
11 4 (2.07%) J2EE
11 4 (2.07%) JMS
11 4 (2.07%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.55%) Fintech
3 3 (1.55%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.04%) Equities
5 1 (0.52%) Blog
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.52%) iPad
5 1 (0.52%) IVR
5 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.52%) Replication
5 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.95%) Linux
2 18 (9.33%) Unix
3 11 (5.70%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.18%) Android
5 5 (2.59%) Windows
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.72%) BDD
3 66 (34.20%) Test Automation
4 50 (25.91%) Automation Testing
5 47 (24.35%) Scrum
6 44 (22.80%) Automated Testing
6 44 (22.80%) TDD
7 41 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (18.65%) Test Scripting
9 30 (15.54%) Functional Testing
10 27 (13.99%) Regression Testing
11 24 (12.44%) Test Strategy
12 21 (10.88%) Kanban
12 21 (10.88%) Performance Testing
13 18 (9.33%) Software Testing
14 17 (8.81%) Manual Testing
14 17 (8.81%) Open Source
15 14 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (7.25%) Exploratory Testing
16 13 (6.74%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.41%) Java
2 35 (18.13%) C#
3 34 (17.62%) JavaScript
3 34 (17.62%) SQL
4 28 (14.51%) Ruby
5 22 (11.40%) Python
6 14 (7.25%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.18%) PHP
8 5 (2.59%) Perl
8 5 (2.59%) VBScript
9 4 (2.07%) VB
10 3 (1.55%) Groovy
10 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.04%) Scala
11 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.18%) ISTQB
1 10 (5.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.66%) ISEB
3 8 (4.15%) Degree
4 6 (3.11%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (20.21%) QA
2 9 (4.66%) SDET
3 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.52%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) Rancher
2 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.04%) Ansible
3 2 (1.04%) Puppet
4 1 (0.52%) Ambari
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.15%) Oracle
3 6 (3.11%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.07%) Green Hat
5 3 (1.55%) IBM
5 3 (1.55%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.04%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.04%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.52%) Apple
7 1 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.52%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
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