The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 99 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £395 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Test Automation Engineer
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
1446 2039 1708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.57% 94.09% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1331 1065
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 87 75
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.43 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Automation Engineer
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 Test Automation Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 +22 7 £395 +6.75% 6
Test Automation Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
4 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) JIRA
7 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
8 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (26.67%) SDLC
8 4 (26.67%) Scala
8 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (20.00%) System Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (20.00%) JMeter
9 3 (20.00%) ISEB
9 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing

Test Automation Engineer 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (6.67%) Temenos T24
1 1 (6.67%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) JMeter
5 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) Appium
6 2 (13.33%) Hudson
6 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) Zephyr
7 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
7 1 (6.67%) Gatling
7 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
7 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (6.67%) JUnit
7 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
7 1 (6.67%) VersionOne
7 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
2 3 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) System Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Scala
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (6.67%) Calypso
2 1 (6.67%) Guidewire
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Temenos