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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 40 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.79% 0.58% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.78% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £318 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -5.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -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
284 383 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 74.35% 73.80% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 163 76
Average daily rate £400 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +211.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.75 £8.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (16.67%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) HP