The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the York region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £105.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+162.50% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 77.30% 63.01% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 18 19
Average daily rate £320 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.21 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Test Automation
North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in York

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Automation across the York region.

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in York

Test Automation
Top 12 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C