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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 99 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 34 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 1.25% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.49% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 29
Median daily rate £389 £346 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.27% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £258 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £520 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -23.04%
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
2024 2548 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.32% 83.68% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 1703 1317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 96 54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.60 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 28 £395 +12.85% 22
South Yorkshire -5 4 £340 -28.42% 3
North Yorkshire +2 1 £425 +70.00%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (58.44%) Scrum
3 38 (49.35%) Java
4 35 (45.45%) Scala
5 33 (42.86%) JSON
6 31 (40.26%) Selenium
6 31 (40.26%) Ruby
6 31 (40.26%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (38.96%) HTML
8 29 (37.66%) TDD
9 28 (36.36%) CSS
9 28 (36.36%) RESTful
9 28 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 26 (33.77%) CSS3
10 26 (33.77%) HTML5
11 25 (32.47%) JUnit
11 25 (32.47%) HTTP
11 25 (32.47%) Ajax
12 24 (31.17%) Configuration Management
12 24 (31.17%) REST
12 24 (31.17%) Relational Database
13 23 (29.87%) Linux
13 23 (29.87%) C#
14 22 (28.57%) QA
14 22 (28.57%) BDD
14 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
15 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
15 21 (27.27%) Automation Testing
15 21 (27.27%) JIRA
15 21 (27.27%) Subversion

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 18 (23.38%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.30%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Jetty
3 1 (1.30%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
3 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.30%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.30%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (1.30%) Heroku
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Selenium
2 28 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 25 (32.47%) JUnit
4 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 21 (27.27%) JIRA
5 21 (27.27%) Subversion
6 15 (19.48%) WebDriver
7 13 (16.88%) Cucumber
8 11 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 8 (10.39%) RSpec
10 3 (3.90%) Capybara
10 3 (3.90%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.90%) JMeter
10 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.60%) CruiseControl
11 2 (2.60%) Hudson
11 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.60%) JBehave
11 2 (2.60%) Maven
11 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (11.69%) Games
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 18 (23.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (19.48%) Test Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Tester
5 11 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 11 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.99%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Java Automation Tester
9 6 (7.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 6 (7.79%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (6.49%) Agile Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) HTML Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) JSON
2 30 (38.96%) HTML
3 28 (36.36%) CSS
3 28 (36.36%) RESTful
4 26 (33.77%) CSS3
4 26 (33.77%) HTML5
5 25 (32.47%) Ajax
6 24 (31.17%) REST
7 20 (25.97%) Ruby on Rails
7 20 (25.97%) Spring
8 19 (24.68%) Play Framework
9 18 (23.38%) Django
9 18 (23.38%) Guice
9 18 (23.38%) Spring MVC
10 10 (12.99%) Gherkin
10 10 (12.99%) Web Services
11 9 (11.69%) Sinatra
12 8 (10.39%) Backbone.js
12 8 (10.39%) Ember.js
12 8 (10.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) User Experience
2 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.90%) Animation
3 3 (3.90%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.90%) iPhone
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) iPad
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) STB
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) CentOS
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (79.22%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (58.44%) Scrum
3 31 (40.26%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (37.66%) TDD
5 24 (31.17%) Configuration Management
6 22 (28.57%) BDD
7 21 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 21 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 19 (24.68%) Front End Development
8 19 (24.68%) MVC
8 19 (24.68%) Test Scripting
9 18 (23.38%) Open Source
9 18 (23.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (23.38%) Web Design
10 17 (22.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (22.08%) OWASP
11 16 (20.78%) User Stories
12 12 (15.58%) Line Management
12 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
12 12 (15.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) Java
2 35 (45.45%) Scala
3 31 (40.26%) Ruby
4 23 (29.87%) C#
5 19 (24.68%) Python
6 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.79%) Groovy
8 2 (2.60%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.30%) Go
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) SQL
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.57%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.30%) Packer
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
1 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Google
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) Apple
4 2 (2.60%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.60%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Calypso
5 1 (1.30%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) Telerik
5 1 (1.30%) Temenos
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
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