The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Nottingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 31 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.70% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.75 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+79.69% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 315 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 71.43% 78.36% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 139 65
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP