The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 76 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 22 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.33% 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.44% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 17
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£340 £244 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.48% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+131.88% -13.75%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1283 1184 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.34% 78.62% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 635 813
Average daily rate £353 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 37
Average hourly rate £12.46 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.39% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Yorkshire region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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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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
Leeds +12 19 £340 +47.02% 6
Wakefield - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 15 (42.86%) Selenium
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
4 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (34.29%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (31.43%) BDD
5 11 (31.43%) Web Development
5 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
6 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 10 (28.57%) NHS
7 8 (22.86%) Java
7 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.00%) PHP
8 7 (20.00%) Scrum
9 6 (17.14%) TDD
9 6 (17.14%) ISEB
9 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.29%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Selenium
2 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.71%) MSTest
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Hudson
5 1 (2.86%) Behat
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Tester
3 12 (34.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Automated Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Web Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
1 15 (42.86%) Web Services
2 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.43%) SOAP
6 2 (5.71%) HTML
6 2 (5.71%) XML
6 2 (5.71%) LAMP
7 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.86%) SPML
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware
7 1 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (2.86%) JSP
7 1 (2.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 12 (34.29%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (31.43%) BDD
3 11 (31.43%) Web Development
4 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Test Management
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.86%) ITSM
10 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 15 (42.86%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Sybase
2 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Sun
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) BMC
2 1 (2.86%) Novell
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy
2 1 (2.86%) Perforce
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day + Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 4 days ago
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