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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 82 109 71
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -38
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 41 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.00% 0.91% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.10% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 16
Median daily rate £413 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £375 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
1749 1915 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.19% 83.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1364 846
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £11.00 £8.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +19 34 £420 +40.00% 12
Halifax - 2 £325 - 1
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 59 (72.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) TDD
3 35 (43.21%) Scrum
4 34 (41.98%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (40.74%) JSON
6 28 (34.57%) HTML
6 28 (34.57%) Java
7 27 (33.33%) HTTP
8 26 (32.10%) CSS
8 26 (32.10%) RESTful
9 25 (30.86%) HTML5
10 23 (28.40%) CSS3
10 23 (28.40%) Ruby
11 22 (27.16%) Selenium
11 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
11 22 (27.16%) Jenkins
11 22 (27.16%) Relational Database
12 21 (25.93%) Git (software)
12 21 (25.93%) Ajax
13 20 (24.69%) C#
13 20 (24.69%) Configuration Management
14 19 (23.46%) Subversion
14 19 (23.46%) Scala
14 19 (23.46%) REST
15 18 (22.22%) BDD
15 18 (22.22%) Linux
16 17 (20.99%) JUnit
17 16 (19.75%) JIRA
17 16 (19.75%) Open Source
18 15 (18.52%) Front End Development

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 14 (17.28%) Confluence
2 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) DHCP
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) FTP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) IPsec
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.94%) MySQL
5 3 (3.70%) Redis
6 2 (2.47%) Riak
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Jenkins
1 22 (27.16%) Selenium
2 21 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 19 (23.46%) Subversion
4 17 (20.99%) JUnit
5 16 (19.75%) JIRA
6 13 (16.05%) WebDriver
7 11 (13.58%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.17%) RSpec
8 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.70%) JMeter
9 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.70%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.47%) Capybara
10 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.23%) Grunt
11 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) iOS Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (4.94%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Manual Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Tester
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) JSON
2 28 (34.57%) HTML
3 26 (32.10%) CSS
3 26 (32.10%) RESTful
4 25 (30.86%) HTML5
5 23 (28.40%) CSS3
6 21 (25.93%) Ajax
7 19 (23.46%) REST
8 15 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (18.52%) Spring
9 13 (16.05%) Django
9 13 (16.05%) Guice
9 13 (16.05%) Play Framework
9 13 (16.05%) Spring MVC
9 13 (16.05%) XML
10 10 (12.35%) Backbone.js
10 10 (12.35%) Core Animation
10 10 (12.35%) Core Data
10 10 (12.35%) Ember.js
11 9 (11.11%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) User Experience
2 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
2 13 (16.05%) Data Structures
3 10 (12.35%) Animation
3 10 (12.35%) Cryptography
3 10 (12.35%) iPhone
4 9 (11.11%) iPad
5 2 (2.47%) Blog
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (72.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) TDD
3 35 (43.21%) Scrum
4 34 (41.98%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (24.69%) Configuration Management
6 18 (22.22%) BDD
7 16 (19.75%) Open Source
8 15 (18.52%) Front End Development
9 14 (17.28%) Mentoring
9 14 (17.28%) MVC
9 14 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (17.28%) Web Design
10 13 (16.05%) OWASP
11 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 12 (14.81%) Web Development
12 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
12 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
13 10 (12.35%) Memory Management
13 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) Java
2 23 (28.40%) Ruby
3 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.69%) C#
5 19 (23.46%) Scala
6 13 (16.05%) Python
7 3 (3.70%) SQL
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
1 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Google
2 10 (12.35%) Apple
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) Telerik
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