The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £306 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £357 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Test Automation
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
310 265 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 76.73% 72.40% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 130 104
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 9
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% -10.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £20.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £39.34 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Warwickshire region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft