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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 43 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
+46 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 59 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.05% 1.27% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 1.54% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £340 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +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
1216 1622 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.46% 82.67% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 1112 1026
Median daily rate £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +39 58 £400 +6.66% 29
Bradford - 1 £340 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 69 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.02%) Java
3 45 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (41.38%) Scrum
5 30 (34.48%) Scala
5 30 (34.48%) Jenkins
6 29 (33.33%) RESTful
6 29 (33.33%) JSON
7 27 (31.03%) Linux
8 26 (29.89%) Open Source
9 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
9 25 (28.74%) HTML
9 25 (28.74%) Ruby
10 24 (27.59%) Selenium
10 24 (27.59%) HTTP
11 23 (26.44%) CSS
11 23 (26.44%) Configuration Management
11 23 (26.44%) TDD
12 22 (25.29%) Ajax
12 22 (25.29%) Subversion
12 22 (25.29%) Python
13 21 (24.14%) HTML5
13 21 (24.14%) REST
13 21 (24.14%) CSS3
13 21 (24.14%) Automation Testing
14 20 (22.99%) Relational Database
14 20 (22.99%) C#
14 20 (22.99%) JUnit
14 20 (22.99%) Spring
14 20 (22.99%) JIRA

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 17 (19.54%) Confluence
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
3 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.15%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Jetty
5 1 (1.15%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.15%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.15%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
1 1 (1.15%) Heroku
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) HTTP
2 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.30%) LDAP
3 2 (2.30%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.20%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
3 24 (27.59%) Selenium
4 22 (25.29%) Subversion
5 20 (22.99%) JIRA
5 20 (22.99%) JUnit
6 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
7 10 (11.49%) SoapUI
8 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (10.34%) WebDriver
9 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
9 8 (9.20%) Mercurial
10 7 (8.05%) MSTest
11 5 (5.75%) JMeter
12 4 (4.60%) Hudson
12 4 (4.60%) RSpec
12 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
13 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
13 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
14 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (6.90%) Games
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Developer
2 26 (29.89%) Tester
3 15 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Automation Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) iOS Developer
7 7 (8.05%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) QA Test Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Scala Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Java Automation Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (6.90%) WebOps Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.60%) Performance Tester
10 4 (4.60%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) JSON
1 29 (33.33%) RESTful
2 25 (28.74%) HTML
3 23 (26.44%) CSS
4 22 (25.29%) Ajax
5 21 (24.14%) CSS3
5 21 (24.14%) HTML5
5 21 (24.14%) REST
6 20 (22.99%) Spring
7 18 (20.69%) Spring MVC
8 17 (19.54%) Django
8 17 (19.54%) Guice
8 17 (19.54%) Play Framework
8 17 (19.54%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (12.64%) Gherkin
10 10 (11.49%) Web Services
11 6 (6.90%) .NET
12 5 (5.75%) XML
13 2 (2.30%) SOAP
13 2 (2.30%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Algorithms
1 13 (14.94%) Data Structures
2 9 (10.34%) User Experience
3 7 (8.05%) iPhone
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) NHS
5 2 (2.30%) Animation
6 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Android
4 2 (2.30%) Windows
5 1 (1.15%) CentOS
5 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (41.38%) Scrum
4 26 (29.89%) Open Source
5 23 (26.44%) Configuration Management
5 23 (26.44%) TDD
6 21 (24.14%) Automation Testing
7 19 (21.84%) MVC
7 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
8 18 (20.69%) Test Automation
9 17 (19.54%) BDD
9 17 (19.54%) Manual Testing
10 15 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (17.24%) Web Design
11 14 (16.09%) Performance Testing
12 13 (14.94%) Kanban
12 13 (14.94%) OWASP
12 13 (14.94%) User Stories
13 12 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) Java
2 30 (34.48%) Scala
3 25 (28.74%) Ruby
4 22 (25.29%) Python
5 20 (22.99%) C#
6 12 (13.79%) SQL
7 9 (10.34%) Apple Swift
8 7 (8.05%) Go
8 7 (8.05%) Groovy
8 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.90%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) WCAG
3 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Ansible
1 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.05%) Puppet
2 6 (6.90%) Salt
3 1 (1.15%) Packer
3 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Google
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) Apple
4 2 (2.30%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.15%) Calypso
5 1 (1.15%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.15%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.15%) HP
5 1 (1.15%) hybris
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.15%) Telerik
5 1 (1.15%) Temenos
5 1 (1.15%) VMware
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