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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 332 335 378
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +43
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 93 88 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.40% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 68 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £309 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £137.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £31.00
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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -15 11 £350 -6.66% 5
Croydon - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £391 -
Paddington - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 76 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (53.28%) Selenium
3 53 (38.69%) Java
4 49 (35.77%) Cucumber
5 45 (32.85%) BDD
6 44 (32.12%) Automation Testing
7 38 (27.74%) QA
8 37 (27.01%) Test Automation
9 35 (25.55%) Ruby
9 35 (25.55%) Scrum
10 31 (22.63%) WebDriver
11 30 (21.90%) JIRA
12 26 (18.98%) E-Commerce
12 26 (18.98%) SoapUI
13 25 (18.25%) SOAP
14 24 (17.52%) Web Services
15 23 (16.79%) Groovy
16 20 (14.60%) Automated Testing
17 19 (13.87%) TDD
17 19 (13.87%) XML
17 19 (13.87%) SQL
18 17 (12.41%) C#
18 17 (12.41%) Regression Testing
18 17 (12.41%) JSON
19 16 (11.68%) JUnit
19 16 (11.68%) Python
20 15 (10.95%) Integration Testing
20 15 (10.95%) Test Scripting
20 15 (10.95%) REST
20 15 (10.95%) API Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (9.49%) Confluence
2 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.19%) CMS
4 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.92%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.46%) DB2
2 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.73%) Big Data
2 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 73 (53.28%) Selenium
2 49 (35.77%) Cucumber
3 31 (22.63%) WebDriver
4 30 (21.90%) JIRA
5 26 (18.98%) SoapUI
6 16 (11.68%) JUnit
7 13 (9.49%) Calabash
8 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
9 10 (7.30%) SpecFlow
9 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
10 9 (6.57%) HP UFT
11 8 (5.84%) JBehave
12 7 (5.11%) JMeter
12 7 (5.11%) Appium
13 5 (3.65%) Maven
13 5 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (3.65%) Capybara
14 4 (2.92%) Subversion
14 4 (2.92%) Geb
15 3 (2.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (6.57%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Retail
3 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.19%) Games
5 2 (1.46%) Front Office
6 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) SOAP
2 24 (17.52%) Web Services
3 19 (13.87%) XML
4 17 (12.41%) JSON
5 15 (10.95%) REST
6 13 (9.49%) Gherkin
7 6 (4.38%) HTML
8 5 (3.65%) .NET
8 5 (3.65%) RESTful
8 5 (3.65%) Spring
9 4 (2.92%) Middleware
10 3 (2.19%) XSL
10 3 (2.19%) WSDL
11 2 (1.46%) CSS
12 1 (0.73%) Android SDK
12 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.73%) WPF
12 1 (0.73%) FpML
12 1 (0.73%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.11%) Wiki
3 3 (2.19%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.46%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.46%) DataPower
5 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.73%) W3C
5 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.73%) STB
5 1 (0.73%) Derivative
5 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.76%) UNIX
3 11 (8.03%) Android
4 10 (7.30%) Linux
5 4 (2.92%) Windows
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.85%) BDD
3 44 (32.12%) Automation Testing
4 37 (27.01%) Test Automation
5 35 (25.55%) Scrum
6 26 (18.98%) E-Commerce
7 20 (14.60%) Automated Testing
8 19 (13.87%) TDD
9 17 (12.41%) Regression Testing
10 15 (10.95%) Integration Testing
10 15 (10.95%) Test Scripting
10 15 (10.95%) API Testing
11 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.76%) Kanban
13 11 (8.03%) Software Testing
14 10 (7.30%) OO
14 10 (7.30%) System Testing
15 8 (5.84%) Manual Testing
15 8 (5.84%) Agile Testing
15 8 (5.84%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.69%) Java
2 35 (25.55%) Ruby
3 23 (16.79%) Groovy
4 19 (13.87%) SQL
5 17 (12.41%) C#
6 16 (11.68%) Python
7 9 (6.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.38%) PHP
9 4 (2.92%) VBA
10 3 (2.19%) XPath
10 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.19%) C
11 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) DV Cleared
1 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.11%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.92%) Degree
3 4 (2.92%) HND
3 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (27.74%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.19%) HP
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle
2 3 (2.19%) IBM
2 3 (2.19%) VMware
3 2 (1.46%) Cadence
3 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.46%) Green Hat
4 1 (0.73%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.73%) Tradeweb
4 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.73%) hybris
4 1 (0.73%) Venda
4 1 (0.73%) Tableau
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Rate: Unspecified
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 27 days ago