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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 53 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.22% 1.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £413 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.44 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -19.38%
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
420 359 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.37% 85.27% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 246 109
Median daily rate £415 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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
2 8 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
6 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Test Management
7 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 2 (12.50%) SAP HANA
8 2 (12.50%) R
8 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 2 (12.50%) ISEB

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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
2 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Test Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Strategy Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Magento Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) DSDM
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) R
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Zend