The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 71 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 24 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.44% 0.99% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.32% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 18
Average daily rate
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£334 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £295 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.75 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+79.69% -16.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1297 1136 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.71% 75.13% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 604 772
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

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
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 1 August 2014. 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
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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 +4 22 £334 +48.33% 13
Halifax - - - - 1
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Web Services
2 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 22 (45.83%) C#
3 22 (45.83%) .NET
4 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (39.58%) Web Development
6 19 (39.58%) .NET Framework
7 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
8 17 (35.42%) Selenium
9 14 (29.17%) Scrum
9 14 (29.17%) NHS
9 14 (29.17%) BDD
10 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
12 9 (18.75%) ISEB
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.67%) SQL
14 7 (14.58%) PHP
14 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (14.58%) Back Office
14 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
14 7 (14.58%) Kanban
14 7 (14.58%) Data Management
15 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 6 (12.50%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Selenium
2 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.50%) JIRA
4 5 (10.42%) JMeter
4 5 (10.42%) RSpec
5 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.33%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.08%) Behat
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 7 (14.58%) Back Office
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Tester
4 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Test Leader
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Automated Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Software Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Web Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Web Services
2 22 (45.83%) .NET
3 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (39.58%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) LAMP
7 1 (2.08%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
7 1 (2.08%) HTML
7 1 (2.08%) XML
7 1 (2.08%) Middleware
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
3 19 (39.58%) Web Development
4 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 14 (29.17%) Scrum
5 14 (29.17%) BDD
6 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Kanban
7 7 (14.58%) Data Management
8 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (6.25%) MVC
11 3 (6.25%) SEO
11 3 (6.25%) User Stories
12 2 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) JavaScript
2 22 (45.83%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) ISEB
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle
1 1 (2.08%) BMC
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy
1 1 (2.08%) Perforce
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