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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 50 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.23% - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+34.19% +0.64%
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
351 337 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 81.06% 78.74% 60.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 218 109
Median daily rate £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Median hourly rate £19.46 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.68% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.97 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £25.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Jetty
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Jetty
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Travis CI
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Senior DevOps Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware