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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 84 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 38 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.88% 1.67% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.96% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 8
Median daily rate £368 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £350 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
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
1719 1789 1447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.01% 85.43% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1227 1011
Median daily rate £420 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.60 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £97.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 37 £360 +20.00% 17
Bradford +19 2 £375 +15.38%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (43.08%) TDD
4 26 (40.00%) Selenium
5 21 (32.31%) JSON
6 16 (24.62%) HTTP
7 15 (23.08%) Java
7 15 (23.08%) RESTful
7 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 15 (23.08%) Data Structures
7 15 (23.08%) Algorithms
8 14 (21.54%) DevOps
8 14 (21.54%) XML
9 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 12 (18.46%) BDD
10 12 (18.46%) iPad
10 12 (18.46%) Core Animation
10 12 (18.46%) Puppet
10 12 (18.46%) Memory Management
10 12 (18.46%) Apple iOS
10 12 (18.46%) iPhone
10 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
10 12 (18.46%) iOS Development
10 12 (18.46%) Code Optimisation
10 12 (18.46%) Cryptography
10 12 (18.46%) Animation
10 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
10 12 (18.46%) HTML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) Node.js
2 3 (4.62%) Confluence
3 2 (3.08%) Jetty
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) nginx
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.54%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) FTP
2 2 (3.08%) IPsec
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.62%) Redis
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) Riak
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Selenium
2 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
4 11 (16.92%) Subversion
5 7 (10.77%) JMeter
5 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
6 6 (9.23%) JIRA
6 6 (9.23%) Liquibase
6 6 (9.23%) Travis CI
7 5 (7.69%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.15%) Grunt
8 4 (6.15%) gulp
8 4 (6.15%) JUnit
9 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
9 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
10 2 (3.08%) Firebug
10 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) iOS Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Test Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Tester
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.69%) Test Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Digital Transformation
6 4 (6.15%) Head of DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Head of Digital
6 4 (6.15%) Head of Digital Transformation
6 4 (6.15%) Head of Engineering
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Test Automation Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) JSON
2 15 (23.08%) RESTful
3 14 (21.54%) XML
4 12 (18.46%) Core Animation
4 12 (18.46%) HTML
5 10 (15.38%) CSS
6 7 (10.77%) HTML5
7 6 (9.23%) .NET
7 6 (9.23%) Sass
8 5 (7.69%) CSS3
8 5 (7.69%) jQuery
8 5 (7.69%) WCF
9 4 (6.15%) Ajax
9 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.15%) REST
9 4 (6.15%) Spring
10 3 (4.62%) Ember.js
10 3 (4.62%) SOAP
10 3 (4.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 15 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 12 (18.46%) Animation
2 12 (18.46%) Cryptography
2 12 (18.46%) iPad
2 12 (18.46%) iPhone
3 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Blog
4 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Apple iOS
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (43.08%) TDD
4 14 (21.54%) DevOps
5 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (18.46%) BDD
6 12 (18.46%) Code Optimisation
6 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
6 12 (18.46%) iOS Development
6 12 (18.46%) Memory Management
6 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
7 11 (16.92%) Scrum
8 9 (13.85%) OO
9 7 (10.77%) SDLC
10 6 (9.23%) Front End Development
10 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.23%) Microservices
10 6 (9.23%) OOP
10 6 (9.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) Java
2 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.85%) C#
4 5 (7.69%) SQL
5 4 (6.15%) Ruby
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 3 (4.62%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) Scala
7 1 (1.54%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) ISEB
3 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Apple
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Google
4 2 (3.08%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.54%) Axway
5 1 (1.54%) Informatica
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago