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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 46 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 6 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.21% 2.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £363 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -16.16%
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
420 372 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 84.85% 87.53% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 247 80
Median daily rate £425 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £13.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +140.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £27.20 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £38.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (60.00%) HP
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 10 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Test Management
6 6 (30.00%) Open Source
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Time Management
9 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) Retail
10 2 (10.00%) Migration
10 2 (10.00%) ISEB
10 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
10 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (10.00%) SAP
10 2 (10.00%) SAP HANA
10 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (10.00%) R

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 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (10.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 8 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (5.00%) Xdebug
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
1 9 (45.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Test Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Strategy Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) SDLC
2 10 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Open Source
4 6 (30.00%) Test Management
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
9 1 (5.00%) CRM
9 1 (5.00%) ERP
9 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) R
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Zend