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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 98 118 89
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 45 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.57% 1.24% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.52% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 24
Median daily rate £400 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £298 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £447 £359
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 £40.00 £39.37 £68.75
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -42.73%
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
2339 2628 1886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.61% 81.77% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1833 1156
Median daily rate £420 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 81 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +30 44 £400 +19.40% 18
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 70 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (51.11%) Scrum
3 41 (45.56%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (43.33%) JSON
4 39 (43.33%) TDD
5 35 (38.89%) HTML
5 35 (38.89%) Java
6 32 (35.56%) CSS
6 32 (35.56%) HTTP
6 32 (35.56%) RESTful
7 31 (34.44%) HTML5
7 31 (34.44%) Ruby
8 30 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 29 (32.22%) CSS3
10 28 (31.11%) Scala
11 27 (30.00%) Ajax
12 25 (27.78%) Selenium
12 25 (27.78%) JUnit
12 25 (27.78%) REST
12 25 (27.78%) Relational Database
13 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
13 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
14 22 (24.44%) C#
15 21 (23.33%) Configuration Management
15 21 (23.33%) Subversion
16 20 (22.22%) Spring
16 20 (22.22%) Linux
17 19 (21.11%) Ruby on Rails
17 19 (21.11%) JIRA
17 19 (21.11%) Open Source

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 (18.89%) Confluence
2 2 (2.22%) CMS
2 2 (2.22%) Jetty
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.11%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.11%) nginx
3 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Exchequer
2 1 (1.11%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.11%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.11%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) GitHub
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.11%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (1.11%) Heroku
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) DHCP
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) FTP
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) IPsec
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) Redis
6 2 (2.22%) Riak
7 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 25 (27.78%) JUnit
2 25 (27.78%) Selenium
3 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 21 (23.33%) Subversion
5 19 (21.11%) JIRA
6 14 (15.56%) Cucumber
7 11 (12.22%) WebDriver
8 8 (8.89%) SoapUI
9 7 (7.78%) RSpec
10 4 (4.44%) JMeter
11 3 (3.33%) IntelliJ
11 3 (3.33%) Mercurial
12 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.22%) Capybara
12 2 (2.22%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.22%) Travis CI
12 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.11%) GoCD
General
1 7 (7.78%) Games
2 6 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (61.11%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) QA Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) QA Test Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Tester
7 6 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (4.44%) HTML Developer
9 4 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.33%) JSON
2 35 (38.89%) HTML
3 32 (35.56%) CSS
3 32 (35.56%) RESTful
4 31 (34.44%) HTML5
5 29 (32.22%) CSS3
6 27 (30.00%) Ajax
7 25 (27.78%) REST
8 20 (22.22%) Spring
9 19 (21.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 17 (18.89%) Django
10 17 (18.89%) Play Framework
10 17 (18.89%) Spring MVC
11 16 (17.78%) Guice
12 12 (13.33%) XML
13 11 (12.22%) Backbone.js
13 11 (12.22%) Ember.js
14 10 (11.11%) Sinatra
14 10 (11.11%) Web Services
15 9 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) User Experience
2 12 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 12 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 9 (10.00%) Animation
3 9 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 9 (10.00%) iPhone
4 7 (7.78%) iPad
5 2 (2.22%) Blog
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Linux
2 9 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) CentOS
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (51.11%) Scrum
3 41 (45.56%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (43.33%) TDD
5 21 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 19 (21.11%) BDD
6 19 (21.11%) Open Source
7 18 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 18 (20.00%) MVC
8 16 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (17.78%) Test Automation
8 16 (17.78%) Web Design
9 15 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 15 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 15 (16.67%) OWASP
9 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 14 (15.56%) Test Scripting
11 13 (14.44%) Web Development
12 12 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) Java
2 31 (34.44%) Ruby
3 28 (31.11%) Scala
4 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 22 (24.44%) C#
6 18 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) Groovy
8 2 (2.22%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.22%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) SQL
9 1 (1.11%) Go
9 1 (1.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.89%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Puppet
2 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) Packer
3 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Google
2 9 (10.00%) Apple
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.22%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.11%) Calypso
5 1 (1.11%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.11%) HP
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.11%) Rally
5 1 (1.11%) Telerik
5 1 (1.11%) Temenos
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
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