The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 11 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.41% 10.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
Automated Testing
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
54 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 76.06% 86.49% 60.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 26
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.65 £17.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.14% +10.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Automated Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Appium
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Appium
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java