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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 105 116 97
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 43 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.45% 1.13% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.40% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 19
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £294 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
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
2459 2576 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.96% 80.70% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1801 1152
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.45 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +25 41 £400 +23.07% 22
South Yorkshire -14 1 £425 +6.25% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 2
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.19%) Scrum
3 36 (41.86%) TDD
3 36 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (39.53%) JSON
5 31 (36.05%) HTML
6 29 (33.72%) Java
6 29 (33.72%) CSS
7 28 (32.56%) HTTP
8 27 (31.40%) HTML5
9 26 (30.23%) RESTful
10 25 (29.07%) CSS3
10 25 (29.07%) Ruby
11 24 (27.91%) Selenium
11 24 (27.91%) Jenkins
12 23 (26.74%) Ajax
12 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
13 22 (25.58%) Relational Database
13 22 (25.58%) Git (software)
14 21 (24.42%) REST
14 21 (24.42%) C#
15 20 (23.26%) Configuration Management
16 19 (22.09%) JUnit
16 19 (22.09%) Subversion
16 19 (22.09%) BDD
16 19 (22.09%) Scala
17 18 (20.93%) Linux
18 17 (19.77%) JIRA
18 17 (19.77%) Front End Development
19 16 (18.60%) 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 14 (16.28%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) GitHub
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) DHCP
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) FTP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) IPsec
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) Relational Database
2 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.65%) MySQL
5 3 (3.49%) Redis
6 2 (2.33%) Riak
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Jenkins
1 24 (27.91%) Selenium
2 22 (25.58%) Git (software)
3 19 (22.09%) JUnit
3 19 (22.09%) Subversion
4 17 (19.77%) JIRA
5 13 (15.12%) WebDriver
6 12 (13.95%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.98%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.81%) RSpec
9 3 (3.49%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.49%) JMeter
9 3 (3.49%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.49%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.33%) Capybara
10 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.16%) Grunt
11 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (13.95%) Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) iOS Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Ruby Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (4.65%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Manual Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) QA Test Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Tester
11 3 (3.49%) Quality Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) JSON
2 31 (36.05%) HTML
3 29 (33.72%) CSS
4 27 (31.40%) HTML5
5 26 (30.23%) RESTful
6 25 (29.07%) CSS3
7 23 (26.74%) Ajax
8 21 (24.42%) REST
9 16 (18.60%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (18.60%) Spring
10 14 (16.28%) Django
10 14 (16.28%) Spring MVC
11 13 (15.12%) Guice
11 13 (15.12%) Play Framework
12 12 (13.95%) XML
13 10 (11.63%) Backbone.js
13 10 (11.63%) Ember.js
14 9 (10.47%) Core Animation
14 9 (10.47%) Core Data
14 9 (10.47%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) User Experience
2 12 (13.95%) Algorithms
2 12 (13.95%) Data Structures
3 9 (10.47%) Animation
3 9 (10.47%) Cryptography
3 9 (10.47%) iPhone
4 8 (9.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.33%) Blog
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Linux
2 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (73.26%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.19%) Scrum
3 36 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (41.86%) TDD
4 20 (23.26%) Configuration Management
5 19 (22.09%) BDD
6 17 (19.77%) Front End Development
7 16 (18.60%) Open Source
8 15 (17.44%) MVC
9 14 (16.28%) Mentoring
9 14 (16.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (16.28%) Web Design
10 13 (15.12%) OWASP
11 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
11 12 (13.95%) Test Scripting
11 12 (13.95%) Web Development
12 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
13 10 (11.63%) Line Management
14 9 (10.47%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) Java
2 25 (29.07%) Ruby
3 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.42%) C#
5 19 (22.09%) Scala
6 14 (16.28%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) SQL
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.16%) Groovy
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
1 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Puppet
2 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Google
2 9 (10.47%) Apple
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Telerik
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