The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 5 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.85% 4.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £320 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -23.04%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 57.69% 75.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 38
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wolverhampton region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Automated Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD