The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 32 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.92% - 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
162 166 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 74.31% 77.93% 66.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 100 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £18.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Harrogate - 1 £225 - 1
Middlesbrough - - - -
York - - - -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) SELCOPY
3 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Adabas

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (25.00%) EntireX
1 1 (25.00%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) REXX
1 1 (25.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
1 1 (25.00%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Zend