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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 43 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.96% 0.70% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.93% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-33.05% +79.69%
Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire

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
359 216 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 86.30% 75.26% 80.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 85 141
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Velocity
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic