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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Manchester / Salford
Rank 18 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.15% 12.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £400 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%

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
60 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 92.31% 89.74% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 12
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Calabash
5 1 (20.00%) Robotium
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Calabash
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Robotium
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Media
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) DRM
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) ServiceNow