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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 100 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 42 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.45% 1.06% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.45% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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
2327 1866 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.13% 73.49% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1215 779
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £86.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +9 42 £300 -3.61% 13
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (48.33%) Java
4 21 (35.00%) Open Source
5 20 (33.33%) Linux
6 19 (31.67%) Unit Testing
7 18 (30.00%) .NET
8 17 (28.33%) Configuration Management
9 16 (26.67%) Servlets
9 16 (26.67%) VMware
9 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (25.00%) Web Services
11 14 (23.33%) SQL
11 14 (23.33%) Scrum
12 13 (21.67%) TDD
12 13 (21.67%) QA
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.33%) Puppet
13 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
14 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (16.67%) RESTful
14 10 (16.67%) Python
14 10 (16.67%) WebSphere
15 9 (15.00%) Selenium
15 9 (15.00%) Jetty
15 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
15 9 (15.00%) J2EE
15 9 (15.00%) XML
15 9 (15.00%) Apache

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.00%) Jetty
2 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 8 (13.33%) nginx
3 8 (13.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.67%) WordPress
5 1 (1.67%) CICS
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) Jadu
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (13.33%) Google App Engine
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) DHCP
1 8 (13.33%) FTP
1 8 (13.33%) HTTP
1 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (13.33%) DNS
1 8 (13.33%) SSL
1 8 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Adabas
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.00%) Selenium
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.00%) WATIR
5 3 (5.00%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.00%) Sahi
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (8.33%) Tester
5 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Web Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) .NET
2 16 (26.67%) Servlets
3 15 (25.00%) Web Services
4 10 (16.67%) RESTful
5 9 (15.00%) J2EE
5 9 (15.00%) XML
6 6 (10.00%) Velocity
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.33%) HTML
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.33%) HTML5
8 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (5.00%) CSS
10 2 (3.33%) Doctrine
10 2 (3.33%) Ajax
10 2 (3.33%) jQuery
11 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.00%) Open Source
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (31.67%) Unit Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Configuration Management
5 14 (23.33%) Scrum
6 13 (21.67%) TDD
7 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.00%) BDD
8 8 (13.33%) User Stories
9 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.67%) Project Management
9 7 (11.67%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.00%) Coaching
11 5 (8.33%) Web Development
11 5 (8.33%) DevOps
11 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
13 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) Python
4 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.00%) PHP
6 6 (10.00%) C#
6 6 (10.00%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) REXX
8 1 (1.67%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.67%) JCL
8 1 (1.67%) COBOL
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) ISEB
1 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) QEMU
2 8 (13.33%) KVM
2 8 (13.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Puppet
2 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) VMware
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) Google
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Zend
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago