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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 92 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 30 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.49% 1.63% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.98% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £400 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
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
1723 1872 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.34% 82.54% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1329 842
Median daily rate £420 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.56% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.92 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -5 30 £425 +13.33% 8
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (63.33%) Selenium
3 35 (58.33%) Java
4 26 (43.33%) TDD
5 23 (38.33%) Jenkins
6 17 (28.33%) Puppet
7 14 (23.33%) DevOps
8 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
8 13 (21.67%) Automation Testing
8 13 (21.67%) Scrum
9 12 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (20.00%) BDD
9 12 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 12 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (18.33%) WebDriver
10 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
11 10 (16.67%) Finance
11 10 (16.67%) JUnit
12 9 (15.00%) Microservices
12 9 (15.00%) logstash
12 9 (15.00%) C#
12 9 (15.00%) QA
13 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
13 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
13 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
13 8 (13.33%) Software Delivery
14 7 (11.67%) System Integration Testing
14 7 (11.67%) API Design
14 7 (11.67%) Piwik

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 5 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
1 4 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (63.33%) Selenium
2 23 (38.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
4 11 (18.33%) WebDriver
5 10 (16.67%) JUnit
6 6 (10.00%) JMeter
7 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.33%) HP UFT
7 5 (8.33%) JIRA
7 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.67%) Maven
8 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 3 (5.00%) Liquibase
9 3 (5.00%) RSpec
10 2 (3.33%) Ranorex
10 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.33%) Testopia
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Test Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Developer in Test
7 5 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) WSDL
1 7 (11.67%) XSD
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.00%) JSON
3 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.67%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) RESTful
5 1 (1.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
1 4 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (43.33%) TDD
3 14 (23.33%) DevOps
4 13 (21.67%) Automation Testing
4 13 (21.67%) Scrum
5 12 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (20.00%) BDD
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.00%) Microservices
8 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 7 (11.67%) API Design
9 7 (11.67%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.00%) SDLC
10 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) Ruby
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) Scala
6 2 (3.33%) C
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) VBScript
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) ISEB
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SDET
3 2 (3.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Puppet
2 9 (15.00%) logstash
3 7 (11.67%) Piwik
4 5 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (6.67%) Ansible
5 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.33%) Bareos
6 2 (3.33%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) VMware
2 3 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago