The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Test Developer
Rank - - 582
Contract jobs requiring an Automated Test Developer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) REST

Automated Test Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA