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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 38 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.43% 0.23% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.29% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £700 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
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
414 345 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 84.84% 80.23% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 204 105
Median daily rate £450 £390 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £254 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £50.00 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 23 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
2 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) MSTest
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
1 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation Consultant
2 5 (71.43%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft