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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 92 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 30 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 1.56% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.83% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 16
Median daily rate £438 £415 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% +36.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £328 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £600 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1731 1692 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.19% 85.11% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1154 1003
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +14.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 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 -6 27 £438 +5.42% 6
Halifax - 2 £450 -
Bradford +15 1 - - 2
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 67 (89.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (62.67%) Java
3 43 (57.33%) Jenkins
4 39 (52.00%) Selenium
5 37 (49.33%) Puppet
5 37 (49.33%) DevOps
6 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
7 30 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 27 (36.00%) Microservices
9 20 (26.67%) JIRA
10 19 (25.33%) XSD
10 19 (25.33%) WSDL
10 19 (25.33%) API Design
10 19 (25.33%) Cucumber
11 18 (24.00%) logstash
11 18 (24.00%) Piwik
12 17 (22.67%) TDD
13 16 (21.33%) Confluence
14 15 (20.00%) Liquibase
14 15 (20.00%) QA
15 14 (18.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (18.67%) BDD
16 13 (17.33%) Automated Testing
17 12 (16.00%) C#
17 12 (16.00%) JUnit
18 11 (14.67%) Maven
18 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
19 10 (13.33%) Data Protection
19 10 (13.33%) JMeter
19 10 (13.33%) SOA

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 16 (21.33%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) LiveCycle
2 2 (2.67%) Moodle
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) PaaS
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (57.33%) Jenkins
2 39 (52.00%) Selenium
3 20 (26.67%) JIRA
4 19 (25.33%) Cucumber
5 15 (20.00%) Liquibase
6 12 (16.00%) JUnit
7 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
7 11 (14.67%) Maven
8 10 (13.33%) JMeter
8 10 (13.33%) SonarQube
8 10 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (12.00%) WebDriver
10 8 (10.67%) HP UFT
11 5 (6.67%) LoadRunner
12 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
13 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
13 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
13 3 (4.00%) Zephyr
14 2 (2.67%) Ranorex
14 2 (2.67%) Testopia
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Developer
2 11 (14.67%) Architect
2 11 (14.67%) Test Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Tester
4 9 (12.00%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) DevOps Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) DevOps Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Test Automation Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) WSDL
1 19 (25.33%) XSD
2 7 (9.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) LAMP
4 1 (1.33%) SOAP
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (2.67%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Linux
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (89.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (49.33%) DevOps
3 27 (36.00%) Microservices
4 19 (25.33%) API Design
5 17 (22.67%) TDD
6 14 (18.67%) BDD
6 14 (18.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (17.33%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 10 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Service Design
8 10 (13.33%) SOA
9 8 (10.67%) Integration Testing
9 8 (10.67%) Scrum
9 8 (10.67%) Test Management
10 7 (9.33%) API Development
10 7 (9.33%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (62.67%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) C#
3 8 (10.67%) Ruby
4 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.33%) SQL
5 6 (8.00%) C
5 6 (8.00%) Perl
5 6 (8.00%) Python
5 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) ISEB
3 6 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) SDET
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 37 (49.33%) Puppet
2 18 (24.00%) logstash
2 18 (24.00%) Piwik
3 10 (13.33%) Bareos
3 10 (13.33%) yum
4 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) HP
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Blue Prism
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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