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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.87% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
Cheshire

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
292 181 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 84.39% 83.41% 73.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 102 63
Average daily rate £500 £400 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) logstash

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) logstash
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX