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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 39 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.63% 1.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £365 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
323 399 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 87.53% 83.30% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 208 131
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Median hourly rate £12.23 £43.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.05% +165.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £43.75 £25.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Finance

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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Architect
2 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UAT Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft