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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 16 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 5.00% - 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £428 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -50.78%
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
53 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 88.33% 84.00% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 29
Median daily rate £413 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £645 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Robotium
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Calabash
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) DRM
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (60.00%) Streaming Media
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Hudson
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Robotium
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JsTestDriver
3 1 (20.00%) QUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Android Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Android Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Streaming Media
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) DRM
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA