The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Nottingham region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 40 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.31% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.48% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £210 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.37% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £44.09 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +3.74%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 210 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 73.46% 67.96% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 101 73
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.39 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Test Automation
Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL