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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank - 7 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 17.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
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
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
56 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 78.87% 82.35% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 22
Median daily rate £400 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 8 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
1 2 (100.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing

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 2 (100.00%) Appium
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java