The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 45 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.27% 0.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +1.26%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 284 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.07% 75.33% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 202 193
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Automated Testing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#