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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 47 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.52% 0.24% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.30% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +57.89%
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
323 328 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 84.11% 79.61% 73.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 210 145
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 12
Median hourly rate £12.28 £12.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £15.02 £92.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) R
4 2 (28.57%) SAP HANA
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
1 2 (28.57%) SAP HANA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) R
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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