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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
- +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £80.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +135.29%
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
20 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 80.00% 65.57% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 10
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Automated Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#