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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 93 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 31 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.17% 1.41% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.89% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 10
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£345 £373 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +8.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
2034 1692 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.64% 74.60% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1022 859
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 69
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 26 £350 -6.66% 19
South Yorkshire +2 3 £330 +32.00% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 47 (72.31%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
3 35 (53.85%) .NET
4 34 (52.31%) C#
4 34 (52.31%) ASP.NET
4 34 (52.31%) Web Services
5 32 (49.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (49.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 31 (47.69%) Dependency Injection
7 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 29 (44.62%) Web Development
9 27 (41.54%) .NET Framework
10 23 (35.38%) NHS
11 17 (26.15%) SQL
12 12 (18.46%) Java
12 12 (18.46%) Scrum
12 12 (18.46%) Selenium
13 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.38%) Manual Testing
14 10 (15.38%) TDD
15 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
15 8 (12.31%) BDD
16 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
16 7 (10.77%) MVC
17 6 (9.23%) ISEB
17 6 (9.23%) QA
17 6 (9.23%) User Stories
17 6 (9.23%) Test Planning
18 5 (7.69%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.54%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Selenium
2 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.08%) MSTest
5 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.54%) Hudson
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (4.62%) Back Office
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Developer
2 28 (43.08%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Tester
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.31%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.08%) DBA
9 2 (3.08%) Performance Tester
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Automated Tester
10 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
10 1 (1.54%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) .NET
2 34 (52.31%) ASP.NET
2 34 (52.31%) Web Services
3 32 (49.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (49.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (41.54%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.62%) RESTful
6 3 (4.62%) SOAP
6 3 (4.62%) HTML
7 2 (3.08%) XML
7 2 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (3.08%) Ajax
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.54%) SailPoint
8 1 (1.54%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.54%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (1.54%) REST
8 1 (1.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) NHS
2 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) UNIX
2 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (47.69%) Dependency Injection
3 29 (44.62%) Web Development
4 12 (18.46%) Scrum
5 10 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 10 (15.38%) TDD
6 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.31%) BDD
7 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.77%) MVC
8 6 (9.23%) User Stories
8 6 (9.23%) Test Planning
9 5 (7.69%) Automation Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.15%) Kanban
10 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.08%) Regression Testing
11 2 (3.08%) DSDM
11 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
2 34 (52.31%) C#
3 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 12 (18.46%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) SELCOPY
6 1 (1.54%) BeanShell
6 1 (1.54%) COBOL
6 1 (1.54%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.54%) JCL
6 1 (1.54%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) ISEB
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) HP
3 1 (1.54%) Perforce
3 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) Sybase
3 1 (1.54%) Novell
3 1 (1.54%) Sun
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