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 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 48 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.24% 0.48% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 0.56% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £331 - £425
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
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
420 359 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.37% 85.27% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 246 109
Median daily rate £415 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (33.33%) Docker
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
4 5 (27.78%) MSTest
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) Selenium
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (16.67%) HNC
6 3 (16.67%) HND
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Degree

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
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (27.78%) MSTest
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) WCF
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
2 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) Behat
5 1 (5.56%) Doctrine
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Symfony
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) R
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) HNC
1 3 (16.67%) HND
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Zend