The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 117 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 5 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.096% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.10% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £294 £275 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £106.75 - -
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1979 1971 1717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.16% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1309 1140
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 65
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Tester across the West Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester across the West Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 0 5 £294 +6.81% 1
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Selenium
3 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (55.56%) BDD
5 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) JMeter
7 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
8 4 (22.22%) Liquibase
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Puppet
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
10 2 (11.11%) REST
10 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
10 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
10 2 (11.11%) Appium
10 2 (11.11%) API Testing
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 9 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) JMeter
6 4 (22.22%) Liquibase
7 2 (11.11%) Appium
7 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.56%) Calabash
8 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
8 1 (5.56%) Hudson
8 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
8 1 (5.56%) Subversion
8 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) WSDL
3 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) API Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) SEO
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Groovy
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle