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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 7.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%

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
43 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 61.43% 85.71% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 16
Median daily rate £338 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB

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 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB