The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Salford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 9 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.67% 9.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 83.33% 87.80% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 20
Average daily rate £338 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Automated Testing
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Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Calabash
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Calabash
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
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