The first table below looks at the demand for the Automated Test Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Test Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Test Developer
Rank 589 567 583
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Automated Test Developer 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£450 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Automated Test Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Test Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automated Test Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Automated Test Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Test Developer within the UK.

Automated Test Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Automated Test Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Test Developer within the UK.

Automated Test Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Automated Test Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Test Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 2 £500 - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Automated Test Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Automated Test Developer in their job title 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 with Automated Test Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Ant
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 5 (55.56%) XPath
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) Banking

Automated Test Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Automated Test Developer in their job title 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 with Automated Test Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
1 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (55.56%) Ant
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
2 5 (55.56%) JBehave
2 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) Hudson
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Test Management
4 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) ETRM
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) XQuery
2 5 (55.56%) XPath
2 5 (55.56%) Groovy
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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