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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.91%
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
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
36 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 85.71% 81.25% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 21
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 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%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual 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%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

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%) Automated Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Manual 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