The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 43 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.43% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£750 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 254 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 68.47% 70.17% 63.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 107 125
Average daily rate £365 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 8
Average hourly rate £23.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.07% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Nottinghamshire region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Nottinghamshire region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -1 2 £750 +188.46% 1
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 2 (40.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP