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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - 37 35
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.09% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £307 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
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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
285 183 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 73.45% 59.61% 68.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 107 121
Average daily rate £360 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -66.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle