The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 38 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.76% 2.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 3.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
391 362 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.93% 83.80% 75.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 224 94
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £257 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £13.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +43.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £50.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the Nottingham region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 9 (56.25%) HP
1 9 (56.25%) SDLC
2 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 8 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (37.50%) Test Management
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) QA
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
7 1 (6.25%) Xdebug
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (6.25%) Zend
7 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
7 1 (6.25%) JIRA
7 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing

Test Automation
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 8 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
2 1 (6.25%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Strategy Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Magento Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) SDLC
2 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 6 (37.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Zend