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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 41 39
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.73% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.92% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £288 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
331 326 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.80% 79.13% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 228 187
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Median hourly rate £15.13 £18.52 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +23.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.52 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

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 23 August 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#