The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
Automated Testing
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 97.67% 92.00% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Salford 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 Salford

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Salford region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) HND
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Appium
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Web Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Telerik