The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 41 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.62% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -
Automation 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
345 372 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 71.13% 71.68% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 147 127
Average daily rate £388 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £406 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £102.90 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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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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 +14 3 £375 +41.50%
Automation Testing
East Midlands

Automation Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Calabash
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Calabash
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (50.00%) Java