The table below looks at the statistics for the Automated Test Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Test Engineer
Rank 106 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automated Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £260
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £170.00
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -77.94%
Automated Test Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1729 1354 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.21% 95.49% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 782 608
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 55
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Automated Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Automated Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Automated Test Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Automated Test Engineer 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 Automated Test Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML

Automated Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Automated Test Engineer 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 Automated Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA