The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 25 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.60% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 114 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 85.12% 71.70% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 66 121
Average daily rate £400 £387 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -10.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 17
Average hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Middlesex region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Middlesex region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Twisted
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (25.00%) GMP
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) Gerrit
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Twisted
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (25.00%) GMP