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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.37% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
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
436 391 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 79.85% 78.36% 61.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 270 120
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £7.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 2 £475 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware