The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 34 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.82% - 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+131.88% -13.75%
Automated Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 73 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 80.25% 70.87% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 27 46
Average daily rate £500 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -72.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Warrington region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Automated Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center