The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 79 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -8
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 28 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.01% 2.49% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 3.24% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 8
Median daily rate £315 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £290 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
Automated Testing
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1193 617 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.64% 76.93% 73.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 366 273
Median daily rate £330 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 43 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.46 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.08% +6.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Tyne and Wear -42 27 £315 -15.43% 5
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 North East region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 24 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 23 (41.07%) Java
4 22 (39.29%) Windows
5 21 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 20 (35.71%) Test Strategy
7 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
8 17 (30.36%) Oracle
8 17 (30.36%) QA
9 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (26.79%) HP UFT
10 15 (26.79%) HTTP
11 14 (25.00%) LoadRunner
11 14 (25.00%) .NET
11 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 14 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (23.21%) Travis CI
12 13 (23.21%) nginx
12 13 (23.21%) J2EE
12 13 (23.21%) IIS
12 13 (23.21%) Unix
12 13 (23.21%) Apache
12 13 (23.21%) Tomcat
12 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
12 13 (23.21%) SSL
12 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
12 13 (23.21%) Jetty
12 13 (23.21%) Knowledge Management
12 13 (23.21%) WebSphere

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (23.21%) Apache
1 13 (23.21%) IIS
1 13 (23.21%) Jetty
1 13 (23.21%) nginx
1 13 (23.21%) Tomcat
1 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle 10gAS
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (19.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (17.86%) PowerExchange
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Spatial
4 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.57%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) Node.js
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) HTTP
2 13 (23.21%) SSL
2 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
3 11 (19.64%) DHCP
3 11 (19.64%) DNS
3 11 (19.64%) FTP
3 11 (19.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (19.64%) PowerCenter
2 8 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
2 15 (26.79%) HP UFT
3 14 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 13 (23.21%) Travis CI
5 11 (19.64%) Facilita Forecast
5 11 (19.64%) Log4j
5 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
6 7 (12.50%) Selenium
7 6 (10.71%) JUnit
8 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.93%) Subversion
8 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
9 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 4 (7.14%) RSpec
10 3 (5.36%) JIRA
11 2 (3.57%) Grunt
11 2 (3.57%) Protractor
12 1 (1.79%) GitLab
12 1 (1.79%) gulp
12 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Tester
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Performance Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Test Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Web Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) QA Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (23.21%) J2EE
3 12 (21.43%) Servlets
4 8 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) Ajax
6 2 (3.57%) CSS3
6 2 (3.57%) Django
6 2 (3.57%) Guice
6 2 (3.57%) HTML5
6 2 (3.57%) JSON
6 2 (3.57%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.57%) REST
6 2 (3.57%) RESTful
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.57%) Spring
6 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.79%) LESS
7 1 (1.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (10.71%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 13 (23.21%) Unix
4 11 (19.64%) AIX
4 11 (19.64%) Solaris
5 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.14%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 21 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 20 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Knowledge Management
7 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 11 (19.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (19.64%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
9 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
10 9 (16.07%) Performance Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Automation Testing
12 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 7 (12.50%) Scrum
12 7 (12.50%) TDD
13 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) Python
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) Ruby
3 6 (10.71%) Scala
3 6 (10.71%) VB
4 2 (3.57%) COBOL
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (21.43%) Xen
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) VMware
4 11 (19.64%) Axway
4 11 (19.64%) Genesys
4 11 (19.64%) Informatica
5 9 (16.07%) HP
6 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.50%) SAP
7 6 (10.71%) Siebel
7 6 (10.71%) Sun
8 3 (5.36%) ICL
9 2 (3.57%) Google
10 1 (1.79%) Kofax
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £298.00 per day
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