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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 85 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 25 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.24% 0.87% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.04% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 14
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
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
1656 1442 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.14% 83.45% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1021 725
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £21.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.75 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £36.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -6 23 £370 -1.33% 11
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (39.22%) Selenium
4 19 (37.25%) TDD
5 16 (31.37%) Java
6 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
7 13 (25.49%) C#
7 13 (25.49%) JSON
8 12 (23.53%) .NET
8 12 (23.53%) HTML
8 12 (23.53%) Puppet
9 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
10 10 (19.61%) Python
10 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
10 10 (19.61%) HTTP
10 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
10 10 (19.61%) SDLC
11 9 (17.65%) DevOps
11 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 9 (17.65%) SQL
12 8 (15.69%) CSS
12 8 (15.69%) Web Services
12 8 (15.69%) XML
12 8 (15.69%) BDD
12 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
12 8 (15.69%) RESTful
12 8 (15.69%) Front End Development

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 3 (5.88%) Confluence
1 3 (5.88%) Node.js
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Jetty
2 2 (3.92%) nginx
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.96%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.84%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) IPsec
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) Redis
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.84%) Riak
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
3 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.73%) JMeter
4 7 (13.73%) Liquibase
4 7 (13.73%) Subversion
5 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (11.76%) JIRA
5 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
6 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
6 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.84%) Bitbucket
7 4 (7.84%) Firebug
8 3 (5.88%) Grunt
8 3 (5.88%) gulp
9 1 (1.96%) Appium
9 1 (1.96%) Bundler
9 1 (1.96%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.96%) Gemnasium
9 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Tester
3 8 (15.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (13.73%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.80%) iOS Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) Test Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) DevOps Specialist
9 2 (3.92%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) JSON
2 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) HTML
3 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 8 (15.69%) CSS
4 8 (15.69%) RESTful
4 8 (15.69%) Web Services
4 8 (15.69%) XML
5 7 (13.73%) Sass
6 6 (11.76%) HTML5
6 6 (11.76%) Servlets
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.80%) Core Animation
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (7.84%) COM
8 4 (7.84%) jQuery
8 4 (7.84%) Mustache
8 4 (7.84%) SOAP
8 4 (7.84%) WCF
9 3 (5.88%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 6 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.80%) Animation
2 5 (9.80%) Cryptography
2 5 (9.80%) iPad
2 5 (9.80%) iPhone
3 4 (7.84%) Blog
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (37.25%) TDD
4 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.61%) SDLC
5 9 (17.65%) DevOps
5 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.69%) BDD
6 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
7 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.76%) Open Source
8 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Scrum
8 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.80%) Code Optimisation
9 5 (9.80%) iOS Development
9 5 (9.80%) Memory Management
9 5 (9.80%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) C#
4 10 (19.61%) Python
5 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (11.76%) Ruby
7 4 (7.84%) C++
7 4 (7.84%) Groovy
7 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Apple
4 4 (7.84%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) Axway
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Sonatype
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago