The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 36 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.61% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £333 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £357
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.17%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
365 447 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 86.70% 83.40% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 237 146
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 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 15
Median hourly rate £19.24 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.00 £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 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 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 +3 7 £365 -47.85% 9
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) System Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (15.38%) JPA
6 2 (15.38%) Pega
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Energy Management
6 2 (15.38%) Build Automation

Test Automation
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 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Automation Test Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UAT Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) JPA
3 2 (15.38%) JSF
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Energy Management
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Pega
2 1 (7.69%) ESRI
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle