The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 10 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 5.08% - 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 66.10% 74.07% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £11.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Automated Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Couchbase
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL