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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 111 96 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 14 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.93% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.25% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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
1860 1683 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.56% 74.34% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 996 775
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 72
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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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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 -13 12 £375 - 10
North Yorkshire - 1 £225 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 5
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (46.30%) .NET
4 24 (44.44%) C#
4 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 24 (44.44%) Web Services
5 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (40.74%) Dependency Injection
5 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (35.19%) Web Development
8 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 17 (31.48%) SQL
10 14 (25.93%) NHS
11 12 (22.22%) Java
11 12 (22.22%) Scrum
12 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (12.96%) MVC
13 7 (12.96%) Selenium
13 7 (12.96%) User Stories
14 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.11%) TDD
15 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
15 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
16 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
16 4 (7.41%) Coaching
16 4 (7.41%) ISEB
16 4 (7.41%) HTML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Jetty
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) CICS
2 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Adabas
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Selenium
2 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.70%) MSTest
4 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (3.70%) Back Office
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Tester
4 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Automated Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) DBA
10 1 (1.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) .NET
2 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 24 (44.44%) Web Services
3 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.41%) HTML
6 4 (7.41%) Velocity
7 3 (5.56%) SOAP
7 3 (5.56%) XML
7 3 (5.56%) RESTful
7 3 (5.56%) HTML5
8 2 (3.70%) CSS
8 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.70%) Ajax
9 1 (1.85%) LAMP
9 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.85%) Spring
9 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) NHS
2 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) Dependency Injection
3 19 (35.19%) Web Development
4 12 (22.22%) Scrum
5 7 (12.96%) MVC
5 7 (12.96%) User Stories
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.41%) Coaching
8 4 (7.41%) Kanban
9 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.56%) BDD
10 2 (3.70%) ATDD
10 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.70%) DevOps
10 2 (3.70%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (44.44%) C#
3 17 (31.48%) SQL
4 12 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) COBOL
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) REXX
6 1 (1.85%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.85%) JCL
6 1 (1.85%) SELCOPY
6 1 (1.85%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Zend
3 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Sybase
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Novell
3 1 (1.85%) Sun
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