The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
374 273 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.95% 80.29% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 176 114
Average daily rate £390 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the South Yorkshire region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Jetty
2 11 (78.57%) nginx
2 11 (78.57%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (78.57%) Open Source
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Apache
2 11 (78.57%) Tomcat
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 11 (78.57%) SSL
2 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
2 11 (78.57%) IPsec
2 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (78.57%) DevOps
3 10 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) DHCP
3 10 (71.43%) FTP
3 10 (71.43%) HTTP
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) J2EE
3 10 (71.43%) IIS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) Apache
1 11 (78.57%) Jetty
1 11 (78.57%) nginx
1 11 (78.57%) Tomcat
1 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 10 (71.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (71.43%) Google App Engine
2 10 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
1 11 (78.57%) IPsec
1 11 (78.57%) SSL
2 10 (71.43%) DHCP
2 10 (71.43%) FTP
2 10 (71.43%) HTTP
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) IMAP
3 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) JConsole
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) JProfiler
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) VisualVM
3 1 (7.14%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) UX Designer
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) J2EE
1 10 (71.43%) Servlets
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) LAMP
3 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 11 (78.57%) Open Source
3 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (71.43%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (7.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
3 1 (7.14%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Google
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
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