The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Warwickshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.29% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 172 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 79.65% 71.97% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 87 60
Average daily rate £350 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £26.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.64% -5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.75 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £30.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test-First Development
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test-First Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#