The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 16 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.03% - 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+131.88% -13.75%
Automated Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 62.88% 63.48% 57.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 40
Average daily rate £404 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £448 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 5
Average hourly rate £62.50 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.41% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £12.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £46.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Automated Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) Wiki
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Redis
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (100.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Wiki
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript