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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 37 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.16% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 0.88% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £406 £700 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% +35.60%

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
359 452 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 87.35% 83.24% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 238 157
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Median hourly rate £19.97 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +16 13 £406 -41.96% 4
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (72.22%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) WCF
4 11 (61.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (61.11%) MSTest
4 11 (61.11%) Entity Framework
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) HNC
7 6 (33.33%) HND
7 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 3 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) JSON
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) ERP
10 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.11%) Scrum
10 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.11%) SOAP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MSTest
1 11 (61.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Gradle
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) WCF
4 11 (61.11%) Entity Framework
5 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) API Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
1 6 (33.33%) HNC
1 6 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress