The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 79 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 41 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.20% 1.34% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.61% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 11
Median daily rate £425 £350 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -33.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
Test Automation
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
1574 1862 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.49% 83.20% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 1283 793
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 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 27
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 £11.61 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
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 across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +20 41 £425 +17.24% 6
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 47 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (65.22%) Selenium
3 43 (62.32%) Java
4 31 (44.93%) Jenkins
5 29 (42.03%) TDD
6 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (27.54%) Scrum
7 19 (27.54%) Puppet
8 18 (26.09%) Automation Testing
9 17 (24.64%) BDD
10 16 (23.19%) WebDriver
11 15 (21.74%) Automated Testing
12 14 (20.29%) Cucumber
13 13 (18.84%) DevOps
14 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
14 12 (17.39%) JUnit
14 12 (17.39%) Scala
15 11 (15.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 11 (15.94%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
15 11 (15.94%) Microservices
15 11 (15.94%) Performance Testing
16 10 (14.49%) QA
16 10 (14.49%) Finance
17 9 (13.04%) logstash
17 9 (13.04%) C#
17 9 (13.04%) Security Testing
17 9 (13.04%) Kanban
17 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
18 8 (11.59%) Maven

Test Automation
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 4 (5.80%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.45%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.45%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) GitHub
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) DNS
1 4 (5.80%) VPN
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
1 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (65.22%) Selenium
2 31 (44.93%) Jenkins
3 16 (23.19%) WebDriver
4 14 (20.29%) Cucumber
5 12 (17.39%) JUnit
6 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
7 8 (11.59%) JMeter
7 8 (11.59%) Maven
8 6 (8.70%) HP UFT
9 5 (7.25%) JIRA
9 5 (7.25%) SoapUI
9 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.80%) RSpec
10 4 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.35%) Grunt
11 3 (4.35%) Liquibase
11 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
12 2 (2.90%) Ranorex
12 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Games
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Test Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Developer in Test
3 12 (17.39%) Tester
4 11 (15.94%) Automation Tester
5 10 (14.49%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Java Automation Tester
7 7 (10.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (10.14%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) JSON
1 7 (10.14%) WSDL
1 7 (10.14%) XSD
2 6 (8.70%) .NET
3 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.80%) XML
5 3 (4.35%) React
5 3 (4.35%) RESTful
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.45%) Ajax
6 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) J2EE
6 1 (1.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
1 4 (5.80%) Replication
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) TDD
3 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (27.54%) Scrum
5 18 (26.09%) Automation Testing
6 17 (24.64%) BDD
7 15 (21.74%) Automated Testing
8 13 (18.84%) DevOps
9 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 11 (15.94%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (15.94%) Microservices
10 11 (15.94%) Performance Testing
10 11 (15.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 9 (13.04%) Kanban
11 9 (13.04%) Security Testing
12 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
12 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (11.59%) Functional Testing
13 7 (10.14%) Software Delivery
13 7 (10.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (62.32%) Java
2 12 (17.39%) Scala
3 9 (13.04%) C#
4 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.14%) Ruby
6 5 (7.25%) SQL
7 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.90%) C
9 2 (2.90%) Groovy
9 2 (2.90%) VBScript
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
2 5 (7.25%) SDET
3 3 (4.35%) WCAG
4 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (27.54%) Puppet
2 9 (13.04%) logstash
3 7 (10.14%) Piwik
4 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (5.80%) Ansible
5 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.90%) Bareos
6 2 (2.90%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) HP
1 4 (5.80%) VMware
2 1 (1.45%) Blue Prism
2 1 (1.45%) Calypso
2 1 (1.45%) Guidewire
2 1 (1.45%) IBM
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Rally
2 1 (1.45%) Telerik
2 1 (1.45%) Temenos
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