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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 84 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 35 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.44% 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.09% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 17
Average daily rate
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£340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -12.50%
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
1838 1648 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.36% 75.42% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 927 1074
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 22 September 2014. 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
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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 +10 31 £340 +29.52% 11
South Yorkshire - 2 £318 - 3
North Yorkshire -3 1 £275 -16.66% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (45.10%) .NET
3 22 (43.14%) C#
3 22 (43.14%) Web Services
4 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (37.25%) Dependency Injection
5 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (33.33%) Web Development
7 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 17 (33.33%) Selenium
8 16 (31.37%) NHS
9 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
10 12 (23.53%) BDD
11 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
12 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Scrum
13 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 9 (17.65%) Java
14 8 (15.69%) SQL
14 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (13.73%) ISEB
15 7 (13.73%) PHP
16 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
16 6 (11.76%) TDD
16 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
16 6 (11.76%) Test Planning
17 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.84%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.92%) MSTest
4 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.96%) Behat
5 1 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) .NET Developer
3 17 (33.33%) Tester
4 9 (17.65%) Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Automated Tester
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.92%) DBA
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Tester
8 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) Web Services
3 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.84%) SOAP
8 3 (5.88%) HTML
9 2 (3.92%) XML
9 2 (3.92%) LAMP
10 1 (1.96%) Ajax
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.96%) SPML
10 1 (1.96%) HTML5
10 1 (1.96%) JSLint
10 1 (1.96%) Middleware
10 1 (1.96%) CSS
10 1 (1.96%) JSP
10 1 (1.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) NHS
2 2 (3.92%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (33.33%) Web Development
4 15 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 12 (23.53%) BDD
6 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Scrum
8 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 6 (11.76%) TDD
9 6 (11.76%) Test Planning
10 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.84%) User Stories
12 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
12 3 (5.88%) MVC
13 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
13 2 (3.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (43.14%) C#
3 9 (17.65%) Java
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Sybase
3 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Sun
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) BMC
3 1 (1.96%) Novell
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy
3 1 (1.96%) Perforce
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