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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 8.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -23.04%
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
66 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.67% 91.07% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 20
Median daily rate £440 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) DRM
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Media
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Robotium
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Calabash
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Calabash
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Robotium
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Android Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Android Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Streaming Media
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DRM
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C