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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 39 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.40% - 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £321 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+61.97% -11.25%
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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
216 122 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 87.45% 74.39% 68.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 53 33
Average daily rate £450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £615 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 18 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center