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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 79 109 70
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -39
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 44 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.32% 0.92% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.10% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 22
Median daily rate £400 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £425 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £68.75
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -42.73%
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
1599 1901 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.38% 83.19% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1046 1307 797
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +34 40 £400 +16.78% 16
Halifax +7 1 £325 +16.07% 1
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 65 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.59%) Scrum
3 38 (44.71%) TDD
3 38 (44.71%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (42.35%) JSON
5 35 (41.18%) Java
6 31 (36.47%) HTML
6 31 (36.47%) RESTful
7 29 (34.12%) HTTP
8 28 (32.94%) CSS
8 28 (32.94%) Ruby
8 28 (32.94%) HTML5
9 27 (31.76%) Scala
9 27 (31.76%) Jenkins
10 26 (30.59%) CSS3
11 25 (29.41%) Relational Database
12 24 (28.24%) Ajax
12 24 (28.24%) Selenium
13 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
14 22 (25.88%) REST
14 22 (25.88%) JUnit
14 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
15 21 (24.71%) Configuration Management
15 21 (24.71%) Subversion
16 20 (23.53%) C#
16 20 (23.53%) Linux
17 19 (22.35%) Open Source
18 18 (21.18%) BDD
18 18 (21.18%) Spring
18 18 (21.18%) Ruby on Rails

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 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) Jetty
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.18%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.18%) nginx
3 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.18%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.18%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.18%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) GitHub
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.18%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.18%) Heroku
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) DHCP
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) FTP
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) IPsec
2 1 (1.18%) Network Security
2 1 (1.18%) SSL
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.88%) MySQL
5 3 (3.53%) Redis
6 2 (2.35%) Riak
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Jenkins
2 24 (28.24%) Selenium
3 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
4 22 (25.88%) JUnit
5 21 (24.71%) Subversion
6 18 (21.18%) JIRA
7 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
8 11 (12.94%) WebDriver
9 8 (9.41%) SoapUI
10 7 (8.24%) RSpec
11 4 (4.71%) JMeter
12 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
12 3 (3.53%) Mercurial
13 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
13 2 (2.35%) Capybara
13 2 (2.35%) HP UFT
13 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.35%) Travis CI
13 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
14 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (8.24%) Games
2 6 (7.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (16.47%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) iOS Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (8.24%) QA Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) QA Test Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Tester
7 6 (7.06%) Agile Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Automation Tester
7 6 (7.06%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (4.71%) HTML Developer
9 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) JSON
2 31 (36.47%) HTML
2 31 (36.47%) RESTful
3 28 (32.94%) CSS
3 28 (32.94%) HTML5
4 26 (30.59%) CSS3
5 24 (28.24%) Ajax
6 22 (25.88%) REST
7 18 (21.18%) Ruby on Rails
7 18 (21.18%) Spring
8 16 (18.82%) Django
8 16 (18.82%) Guice
8 16 (18.82%) Play Framework
8 16 (18.82%) Spring MVC
9 12 (14.12%) XML
10 11 (12.94%) Backbone.js
10 11 (12.94%) Ember.js
11 10 (11.76%) Sinatra
11 10 (11.76%) Web Services
12 9 (10.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) User Experience
2 12 (14.12%) Algorithms
2 12 (14.12%) Data Structures
3 9 (10.59%) Animation
3 9 (10.59%) Cryptography
3 9 (10.59%) iPhone
4 7 (8.24%) iPad
5 2 (2.35%) Blog
5 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.59%) Scrum
3 38 (44.71%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (44.71%) TDD
4 21 (24.71%) Configuration Management
5 19 (22.35%) Open Source
6 18 (21.18%) BDD
7 17 (20.00%) MVC
8 16 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
8 16 (18.82%) Web Design
9 15 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (17.65%) Front End Development
9 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 15 (17.65%) OWASP
9 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 14 (16.47%) Automation Testing
10 14 (16.47%) Test Scripting
11 13 (15.29%) Web Development
12 12 (14.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Java
2 28 (32.94%) Ruby
3 27 (31.76%) Scala
4 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.53%) C#
6 16 (18.82%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) Groovy
8 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) SQL
9 1 (1.18%) Go
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Puppet
2 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) Packer
3 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Google
2 9 (10.59%) Apple
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.18%) Calypso
5 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.18%) Rally
5 1 (1.18%) Telerik
5 1 (1.18%) Temenos
5 1 (1.18%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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