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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 83 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 35 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.71% 2.09% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.45% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 14
Average daily rate £388 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
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
1711 1716 1397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.50% 85.59% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1097 958
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 34 £388 +29.16% 17
Bradford +15 2 £375 +15.38% 2
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.03%) Selenium
3 27 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (41.27%) TDD
5 19 (30.16%) JSON
6 17 (26.98%) Java
7 15 (23.81%) HTTP
8 14 (22.22%) XML
8 14 (22.22%) DevOps
9 13 (20.63%) Data Structures
9 13 (20.63%) Algorithms
9 13 (20.63%) RESTful
9 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
9 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
9 13 (20.63%) BDD
9 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
9 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
10 12 (19.05%) Cryptography
10 12 (19.05%) Animation
10 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
10 12 (19.05%) Apple
10 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 12 (19.05%) Puppet
10 12 (19.05%) Apple iOS
10 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
10 12 (19.05%) Core Animation
10 12 (19.05%) iPad
10 12 (19.05%) Memory Management
10 12 (19.05%) iPhone
10 12 (19.05%) iOS Development

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (6.35%) Node.js
2 2 (3.17%) Jetty
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) nginx
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.59%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) DHCP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) IPsec
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
2 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) Redis
3 3 (4.76%) Riak
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Selenium
2 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
3 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.11%) JMeter
4 7 (11.11%) Subversion
4 7 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 6 (9.52%) JIRA
5 6 (9.52%) Liquibase
5 6 (9.52%) SoapUI
5 6 (9.52%) Travis CI
6 4 (6.35%) Grunt
6 4 (6.35%) gulp
7 3 (4.76%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.76%) Firebug
7 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.17%) JUnit
8 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.59%) RSpec
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) iOS Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Tester
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 6 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Test Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Digital Transformation
7 4 (6.35%) Head of DevOps
7 4 (6.35%) Head of Digital
7 4 (6.35%) Head of Digital Transformation
7 4 (6.35%) Head of Engineering
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) JSON
2 14 (22.22%) XML
3 13 (20.63%) RESTful
4 12 (19.05%) Core Animation
5 10 (15.87%) HTML
6 7 (11.11%) .NET
6 7 (11.11%) CSS
6 7 (11.11%) Sass
7 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.35%) HTML5
8 4 (6.35%) Servlets
8 4 (6.35%) SOAP
8 4 (6.35%) Web Services
9 3 (4.76%) jQuery
9 3 (4.76%) Mustache
10 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
10 2 (3.17%) REST
10 2 (3.17%) WCF
11 1 (1.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Algorithms
1 13 (20.63%) Data Structures
2 12 (19.05%) Animation
2 12 (19.05%) Cryptography
2 12 (19.05%) iPad
2 12 (19.05%) iPhone
3 3 (4.76%) Blog
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 9 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (41.27%) TDD
4 14 (22.22%) DevOps
5 13 (20.63%) BDD
5 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
5 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
5 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
6 12 (19.05%) Code Optimisation
6 12 (19.05%) iOS Development
6 12 (19.05%) Memory Management
6 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
7 8 (12.70%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) SDLC
7 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Microservices
9 6 (9.52%) OO
9 6 (9.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.29%) C#
4 6 (9.52%) SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Python
6 4 (6.35%) Ruby
7 3 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (3.17%) Groovy
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) ISEB
3 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Apple
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.59%) Axway
4 1 (1.59%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
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