The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.33%
Test Automation
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
154 324 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 84.15% 89.01% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 255 112
Median daily rate £415 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +9.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 30 (90.91%) Windows
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 30 (90.91%) PowerShell
1 30 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
1 30 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 29 (87.88%) Software Engineering
3 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
3 28 (84.85%) SCCM
3 28 (84.85%) SCOM
4 27 (81.82%) Security Cleared
5 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 19 (57.58%) Migration
7 18 (54.55%) Data Migration
8 16 (48.48%) Skype
8 16 (48.48%) Skype for Business
9 15 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
10 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
11 12 (36.36%) VMware
11 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (33.33%) Windows 10
13 10 (30.30%) MS Office
14 8 (24.24%) vSphere
15 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
16 4 (12.12%) Identity Management
16 4 (12.12%) Linux
16 4 (12.12%) SQL
16 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
16 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (48.48%) Skype for Business
2 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 15 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Skype
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Designer
3 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Architect
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Customer Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Migration Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
1 30 (90.91%) Windows Server
1 30 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Software Engineering
2 19 (57.58%) Migration
3 18 (54.55%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (12.12%) Identity Management
4 4 (12.12%) Records Management
5 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (84.85%) SCCM
1 28 (84.85%) SCOM
2 3 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy