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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 39 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.57% 0.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£750 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
258 193 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 73.93% 70.70% 61.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 94 72
Average daily rate £381 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -61.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.90 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £15.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ATDD
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ATDD
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP