The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - - 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Test Automation
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
152 175 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 72.04% 73.22% 64.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 44
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -92.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 11 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB