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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 59 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 40 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.76% 1.48% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 1.78% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 11
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £519 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £362
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +36.36%

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
1210 1628 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.51% 83.02% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1090 1014
Median daily rate £403 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.16 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +24 38 £370 - 21
Halifax - 1 £295 - 7
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 57 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.79%) Scrum
3 38 (52.05%) Java
4 34 (46.58%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (43.84%) Scala
6 29 (39.73%) JSON
7 27 (36.99%) RESTful
7 27 (36.99%) Jenkins
8 26 (35.62%) HTML
9 25 (34.25%) Linux
9 25 (34.25%) Ruby
10 24 (32.88%) Selenium
10 24 (32.88%) CSS
10 24 (32.88%) JUnit
11 23 (31.51%) Automation Testing
11 23 (31.51%) HTML5
11 23 (31.51%) CSS3
12 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
12 22 (30.14%) Ajax
13 21 (28.77%) TDD
13 21 (28.77%) C#
13 21 (28.77%) HTTP
13 21 (28.77%) REST
14 20 (27.40%) Open Source
14 20 (27.40%) Relational Database
14 20 (27.40%) Configuration Management
14 20 (27.40%) Python
14 20 (27.40%) Subversion
14 20 (27.40%) Spring
14 20 (27.40%) Ruby on Rails

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 15 (20.55%) Confluence
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.37%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Jetty
5 1 (1.37%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.37%) nginx
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.37%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (1.37%) Heroku
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) LDAP
2 2 (2.74%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.40%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.11%) MySQL
6 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Jenkins
2 24 (32.88%) JUnit
2 24 (32.88%) Selenium
3 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
4 20 (27.40%) Subversion
5 17 (23.29%) JIRA
6 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
7 11 (15.07%) WebDriver
8 9 (12.33%) SoapUI
8 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
9 8 (10.96%) RSpec
10 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (6.85%) Mercurial
11 5 (6.85%) MSTest
12 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
13 3 (4.11%) HP UFT
13 3 (4.11%) JMeter
14 2 (2.74%) CruiseControl
14 2 (2.74%) Hudson
14 2 (2.74%) Maven
General
1 7 (9.59%) Games
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Tester
3 12 (16.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (16.44%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Test Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Automation Tester
5 9 (12.33%) QA Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Java Automation Tester
6 6 (8.22%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (8.22%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (5.48%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) JSON
2 27 (36.99%) RESTful
3 26 (35.62%) HTML
4 24 (32.88%) CSS
5 23 (31.51%) CSS3
5 23 (31.51%) HTML5
6 22 (30.14%) Ajax
7 21 (28.77%) REST
8 20 (27.40%) Ruby on Rails
8 20 (27.40%) Spring
9 18 (24.66%) Django
9 18 (24.66%) Guice
9 18 (24.66%) Play Framework
9 18 (24.66%) Spring MVC
10 10 (13.70%) Gherkin
11 8 (10.96%) Web Services
12 5 (6.85%) .NET
13 4 (5.48%) jQuery
14 3 (4.11%) Sinatra
14 3 (4.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) User Experience
2 8 (10.96%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.96%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) NHS
4 3 (4.11%) iPhone
5 2 (2.74%) Animation
5 2 (2.74%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) CentOS
4 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.79%) Scrum
3 34 (46.58%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (31.51%) Automation Testing
5 21 (28.77%) TDD
6 20 (27.40%) Configuration Management
6 20 (27.40%) Open Source
7 19 (26.03%) MVC
7 19 (26.03%) Test Automation
8 17 (23.29%) BDD
9 15 (20.55%) Manual Testing
9 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (20.55%) User Stories
9 15 (20.55%) Web Design
10 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (19.18%) OWASP
10 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
11 13 (17.81%) Front End Development
12 12 (16.44%) Kanban
12 12 (16.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) Java
2 32 (43.84%) Scala
3 25 (34.25%) Ruby
4 21 (28.77%) C#
5 20 (27.40%) Python
6 10 (13.70%) SQL
7 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.22%) Groovy
9 3 (4.11%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.11%) Go
10 2 (2.74%) PHP
11 1 (1.37%) Perl
11 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.22%) ISEB
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.66%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) WCAG
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Ansible
1 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Salt
3 1 (1.37%) Packer
3 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Google
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) Apple
3 2 (2.74%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.37%) Calypso
4 1 (1.37%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.37%) HP
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.37%) Telerik
4 1 (1.37%) Temenos
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
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