The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 32 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.61% 0.84% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 1.01% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £406 £700 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% +35.60%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 397 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 88.61% 83.40% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 206 139
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +93.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £43.75 £25.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (72.22%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) WCF
4 11 (61.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (61.11%) MSTest
4 11 (61.11%) Entity Framework
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) HNC
7 6 (33.33%) HND
7 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 3 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) JSON
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) ERP
10 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.11%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.11%) SOAP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MSTest
1 11 (61.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Gradle
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) WCF
4 11 (61.11%) Entity Framework
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) API Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
1 6 (33.33%) HNC
1 6 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress