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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 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 £650 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -2.66%
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
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% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) DSDM
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Process
2 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum-ban
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) JSON

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) DSDM
2 3 (60.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum-ban
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Process
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP