The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 49 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 76 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.48% 1.06% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 1.31% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 12
Median daily rate £383 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £554 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1801 2297 2108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.58% 81.28% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1519 1418
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 64 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £17.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +44 59 £400 +6.66% 31
South Yorkshire - 17 £340 - 2
Humberside - 1 £350 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 82 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (56.48%) Java
3 55 (50.93%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (35.19%) Scrum
5 37 (34.26%) Git (software)
6 34 (31.48%) TDD
6 34 (31.48%) Linux
7 33 (30.56%) Configuration Management
8 31 (28.70%) Scala
8 31 (28.70%) Jenkins
9 30 (27.78%) CSS
9 30 (27.78%) JSON
10 29 (26.85%) Selenium
10 29 (26.85%) Subversion
10 29 (26.85%) RESTful
11 28 (25.93%) BDD
11 28 (25.93%) REST
12 27 (25.00%) Ruby
13 26 (24.07%) HTML
13 26 (24.07%) Relational Database
13 26 (24.07%) Open Source
14 25 (23.15%) HTTP
15 24 (22.22%) C#
16 23 (21.30%) Python
16 23 (21.30%) Ajax
17 22 (20.37%) Spring
17 22 (20.37%) HTML5
17 22 (20.37%) Test Automation
17 22 (20.37%) Automation Testing
17 22 (20.37%) CSS3

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 17 (15.74%) Confluence
2 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.78%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) Jetty
5 2 (1.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.93%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.93%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (0.93%) GitHub
1 1 (0.93%) Heroku
1 1 (0.93%) IaaS
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) HTTP
2 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.85%) LDAP
3 2 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.19%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.41%) MySQL
4 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (34.26%) Git (software)
2 31 (28.70%) Jenkins
3 29 (26.85%) Selenium
3 29 (26.85%) Subversion
4 21 (19.44%) JIRA
4 21 (19.44%) JUnit
5 13 (12.04%) Cucumber
5 13 (12.04%) Mercurial
5 13 (12.04%) WebDriver
6 11 (10.19%) Visual Studio
7 10 (9.26%) SoapUI
7 10 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.48%) MSTest
9 5 (4.63%) JMeter
9 5 (4.63%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.63%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.70%) Hudson
10 4 (3.70%) RSpec
11 3 (2.78%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.78%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (6.48%) Games
2 3 (2.78%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (45.37%) Developer
2 31 (28.70%) Tester
3 23 (21.30%) Java Developer
4 17 (15.74%) Automation Tester
5 14 (12.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (9.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 10 (9.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 10 (9.26%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) QA Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) iOS Developer
9 7 (6.48%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Scala Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
10 6 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Software Tester
12 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.70%) Performance Tester
12 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.78%) CSS
1 30 (27.78%) JSON
2 29 (26.85%) RESTful
3 28 (25.93%) REST
4 26 (24.07%) HTML
5 23 (21.30%) Ajax
6 22 (20.37%) CSS3
6 22 (20.37%) HTML5
6 22 (20.37%) Spring
7 18 (16.67%) Play Framework
7 18 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 17 (15.74%) Django
8 17 (15.74%) Guice
8 17 (15.74%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (14.81%) Web Services
10 15 (13.89%) Gherkin
11 10 (9.26%) .NET
12 5 (4.63%) XML
13 3 (2.78%) WCF
13 3 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 18 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 15 (13.89%) User Experience
3 7 (6.48%) iPhone
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) NHS
6 2 (1.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) Linux
2 9 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.48%) Unix
4 6 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.63%) Windows
6 3 (2.78%) Android
6 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (75.93%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (50.93%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (35.19%) Scrum
4 34 (31.48%) TDD
5 33 (30.56%) Configuration Management
6 28 (25.93%) BDD
7 26 (24.07%) Open Source
8 22 (20.37%) Automation Testing
8 22 (20.37%) Test Automation
9 19 (17.59%) MVC
9 19 (17.59%) Software Engineering
10 18 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 15 (13.89%) Front End Development
11 15 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (13.89%) Test Scripting
11 15 (13.89%) Web Design
12 14 (12.96%) Performance Testing
13 13 (12.04%) Kanban
13 13 (12.04%) OWASP
13 13 (12.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 61 (56.48%) Java
2 31 (28.70%) Scala
3 27 (25.00%) Ruby
4 24 (22.22%) C#
5 23 (21.30%) Python
6 18 (16.67%) SQL
7 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.33%) Apple Swift
9 7 (6.48%) Go
9 7 (6.48%) Groovy
10 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.85%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.48%) ISEB
3 6 (5.56%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.59%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Ansible
1 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 6 (5.56%) Salt
3 1 (0.93%) Packer
3 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Google
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle
3 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.78%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.85%) Apple
5 2 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Calypso
6 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) hybris
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.93%) Telerik
6 1 (0.93%) Temenos
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
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