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 19 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 73 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 23 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.35% 1.09% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.42% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 18
Average daily rate
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£340 £231 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.02% -22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.39% +9.16%
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
1304 1198 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.75% 77.04% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 646 795
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 35
Average hourly rate £11.13 £35.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.21% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 19 August 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 +7 20 £340 +47.02% 14
Wakefield - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) C#
2 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) Web Services
3 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET
3 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
4 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 20 (40.82%) Dependency Injection
5 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (40.82%) Selenium
6 19 (38.78%) Web Development
6 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
7 16 (32.65%) Test Scripting
8 15 (30.61%) BDD
9 14 (28.57%) Scrum
9 14 (28.57%) NHS
10 12 (24.49%) ISEB
11 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
12 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.33%) SQL
13 8 (16.33%) Manual Testing
14 7 (14.29%) Kanban
14 7 (14.29%) Java
14 7 (14.29%) PHP
14 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (14.29%) Back Office
14 7 (14.29%) Data Management
15 6 (12.24%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
4 5 (10.20%) RSpec
4 5 (10.20%) JMeter
5 4 (8.16%) Maven
5 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.08%) MSTest
6 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.04%) Behat
7 1 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 7 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 20 (40.82%) .NET Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Automated Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Software Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Web Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
1 24 (48.98%) Web Services
2 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET
3 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.12%) SOAP
7 2 (4.08%) LAMP
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.04%) HTML
8 1 (2.04%) CSS
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.04%) XML
8 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Dependency Injection
3 19 (38.78%) Web Development
4 16 (32.65%) Test Scripting
5 15 (30.61%) BDD
6 14 (28.57%) Scrum
7 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Manual Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Kanban
9 7 (14.29%) Data Management
10 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
10 6 (12.24%) TDD
11 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.20%) Automation Testing
12 4 (8.16%) User Stories
12 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (6.12%) MVC
13 3 (6.12%) SEO
14 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) C#
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.04%) BMC
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy
1 1 (2.04%) Perforce
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago