The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 35 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.45% - 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% - 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -16.16%
Test Automation
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 166 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 83.48% 83.42% 70.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 133 115
Median daily rate £450 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Median hourly rate £23.50 £24.32 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.83 £20.74 £22.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £28.06 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Norfolk region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Test Automation
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Norwich - 1 - -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification