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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 49 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.23% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.74% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £700 £750 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +188.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
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
349 271 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 81.54% 76.77% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 119 101
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.15% +13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft