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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 102 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 32 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.10% 0.68% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.85% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 14
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
Automated Testing
England

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
2345 1999 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.58% 80.09% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1379 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 42 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +6 25 £370 -1.33% 15
North Yorkshire +5 2 £250 +11.11% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 57 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (37.33%) Java
4 23 (30.67%) TDD
4 23 (30.67%) .NET
4 23 (30.67%) Puppet
5 22 (29.33%) Selenium
6 21 (28.00%) Configuration Management
7 20 (26.67%) HTTP
7 20 (26.67%) DevOps
8 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
9 18 (24.00%) Unit Testing
10 17 (22.67%) Open Source
10 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
10 17 (22.67%) Linux
11 16 (21.33%) Servlets
11 16 (21.33%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 15 (20.00%) HTML
12 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
13 14 (18.67%) JSON
14 13 (17.33%) WebSphere
14 13 (17.33%) nginx
14 13 (17.33%) Jetty
14 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
14 13 (17.33%) BDD
14 13 (17.33%) DNS
14 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
14 13 (17.33%) C#

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.33%) Jetty
1 13 (17.33%) nginx
1 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
1 13 (17.33%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.00%) Apache
2 12 (16.00%) IIS
3 3 (4.00%) Confluence
3 3 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.33%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (14.67%) Google App Engine
3 11 (14.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.33%) GitHub
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) HTTP
2 13 (17.33%) DNS
2 13 (17.33%) IPsec
3 12 (16.00%) DHCP
3 12 (16.00%) FTP
3 12 (16.00%) SSL
3 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) IMAP
4 1 (1.33%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.33%) SMTP
4 1 (1.33%) SNMP
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.33%) Redis
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.33%) Riak
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Selenium
2 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
3 15 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (14.67%) JIRA
5 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.67%) JMeter
6 8 (10.67%) Subversion
7 7 (9.33%) Liquibase
8 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.67%) SoapUI
9 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.33%) Bitbucket
10 4 (5.33%) Firebug
10 4 (5.33%) Toad
11 3 (4.00%) Grunt
11 3 (4.00%) gulp
12 2 (2.67%) Appium
13 1 (1.33%) JConsole
13 1 (1.33%) VisualVM
13 1 (1.33%) YourKit
General
1 3 (4.00%) Legal
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Tester
3 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.67%) iOS Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) .NET
2 16 (21.33%) Servlets
3 15 (20.00%) HTML
4 14 (18.67%) JSON
5 12 (16.00%) J2EE
6 11 (14.67%) CSS
7 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.00%) Web Services
7 9 (12.00%) XML
8 8 (10.67%) RESTful
9 7 (9.33%) Sass
10 6 (8.00%) HTML5
11 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.67%) Core Animation
11 5 (6.67%) SOAP
12 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.33%) COM
12 4 (5.33%) jQuery
12 4 (5.33%) Mustache
12 4 (5.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.67%) Animation
3 5 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 5 (6.67%) iPad
3 5 (6.67%) iPhone
3 5 (6.67%) User Experience
4 4 (5.33%) Blog
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) CentOS
4 1 (1.33%) Debian
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (30.67%) TDD
4 21 (28.00%) Configuration Management
5 20 (26.67%) DevOps
6 18 (24.00%) Unit Testing
7 17 (22.67%) Open Source
8 13 (17.33%) BDD
9 12 (16.00%) Manual Testing
10 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
11 10 (13.33%) SDLC
12 8 (10.67%) Front End Development
12 8 (10.67%) Regression Testing
12 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
12 8 (10.67%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.00%) Memory Management
13 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.00%) Scrum
13 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
14 5 (6.67%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) Java
2 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.33%) C#
3 13 (17.33%) SQL
4 11 (14.67%) Python
5 6 (8.00%) Ruby
6 4 (5.33%) C++
6 4 (5.33%) Groovy
6 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) Scala
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) ISEB
6 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.67%) Xen
3 2 (2.67%) Docker
4 1 (1.33%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.33%) NFS
4 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (30.67%) Puppet
2 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) logstash
4 1 (1.33%) Cacti
4 1 (1.33%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) Google
2 12 (16.00%) VMware
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) Apple
4 5 (6.67%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Axway
6 1 (1.33%) Dell
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Sonatype
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago