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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Manchester / Salford
Rank 21 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 5.88% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% +35.60%

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
78 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.76% 94.87% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) Web 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) ServiceNow