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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 34 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.04% 0.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £281 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £39.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-19.38% +34.48%
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
285 302 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 73.83% 82.07% 71.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 146 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 16
Average hourly rate £31.44 £18.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £14.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £40.87 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gaydon - 3 - -
Test Automation
West Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Electronics
2 4 (66.67%) Automotive
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) SysML
2 4 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (66.67%) CAN bus
2 4 (66.67%) Factor Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) IEC 61508
2 4 (66.67%) FlexRay
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) PTC
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) VC++

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) TargetLink
2 1 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (16.67%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) SysML
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Factor Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VC++
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) PTC