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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 87 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 41 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.01% 1.27% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.50% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 7
Median daily rate £389 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.66 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+43.62% +0.64%
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
1762 1806 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.58% 85.11% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1302 949
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £84.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 £390 +30.00% 14
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Halifax -3 1 £325 +16.07% 1
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) TDD
3 30 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (35.94%) JSON
5 21 (32.81%) Selenium
6 19 (29.69%) Java
7 17 (26.56%) HTTP
7 17 (26.56%) RESTful
8 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (25.00%) Scrum
9 15 (23.44%) BDD
9 15 (23.44%) Data Structures
9 15 (23.44%) Algorithms
10 14 (21.88%) HTML
10 14 (21.88%) XML
11 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
11 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
11 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
11 13 (20.31%) Subversion
11 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
12 12 (18.75%) iOS Development
12 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
12 12 (18.75%) Core Animation
12 12 (18.75%) iPad
12 12 (18.75%) Memory Management
12 12 (18.75%) Code Optimisation
12 12 (18.75%) Cryptography
12 12 (18.75%) Animation
12 12 (18.75%) iPhone
12 12 (18.75%) Multithreading

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 (7.81%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) DHCP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) IPsec
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.69%) Redis
5 2 (3.13%) Riak
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Selenium
2 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.31%) Subversion
3 9 (14.06%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
4 7 (10.94%) JIRA
5 6 (9.38%) JUnit
6 5 (7.81%) Travis CI
7 4 (6.25%) Grunt
7 4 (6.25%) gulp
7 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.69%) JMeter
8 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.13%) Firebug
9 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.56%) TestNG
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) iOS Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Digital Transformation
5 4 (6.25%) Head of DevOps
5 4 (6.25%) Head of Digital
5 4 (6.25%) Head of Digital Transformation
5 4 (6.25%) Head of Engineering
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) JSON
2 17 (26.56%) RESTful
3 14 (21.88%) HTML
3 14 (21.88%) XML
4 12 (18.75%) Core Animation
4 12 (18.75%) CSS
5 9 (14.06%) HTML5
5 9 (14.06%) Node.js
6 7 (10.94%) Backbone.js
6 7 (10.94%) CSS3
6 7 (10.94%) Ember.js
7 6 (9.38%) Ajax
7 6 (9.38%) REST
7 6 (9.38%) Sass
7 6 (9.38%) Spring
8 5 (7.81%) .NET
8 5 (7.81%) Grails
8 5 (7.81%) jQuery
8 5 (7.81%) Sinatra
8 5 (7.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Algorithms
1 15 (23.44%) Data Structures
2 12 (18.75%) Animation
2 12 (18.75%) Cryptography
2 12 (18.75%) iPad
2 12 (18.75%) iPhone
3 6 (9.38%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Blog
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 9 (14.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) TDD
3 30 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (25.00%) Scrum
5 15 (23.44%) BDD
6 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
6 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
7 12 (18.75%) Code Optimisation
7 12 (18.75%) iOS Development
7 12 (18.75%) Memory Management
7 12 (18.75%) Multithreading
8 9 (14.06%) OO
8 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.50%) DevOps
9 8 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.50%) Open Source
9 8 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 8 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.19%) C#
4 10 (15.63%) Ruby
5 6 (9.38%) Scala
6 5 (7.81%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Groovy
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.69%) ISEB
1 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
1 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Apple
2 4 (6.25%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) SaltStack
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