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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 104 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 38 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.32% 1.35% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.63% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 16
Median daily rate £381 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £258 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £360 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +3.44%
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
2368 2398 1915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.11% 82.78% 76.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1575 1259
Median daily rate £425 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £253 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 60 48
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £9.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +1 34 £375 +25.00% 21
South Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) Selenium
3 26 (37.14%) TDD
4 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (28.57%) JSON
6 17 (24.29%) HTTP
6 17 (24.29%) Java
7 16 (22.86%) DevOps
8 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 15 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 15 (21.43%) BDD
9 14 (20.00%) XML
9 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.57%) Puppet
10 13 (18.57%) RESTful
10 13 (18.57%) Data Structures
10 13 (18.57%) Algorithms
11 12 (17.14%) Code Optimisation
11 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
11 12 (17.14%) iPhone
11 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
11 12 (17.14%) Memory Management
11 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
11 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
11 12 (17.14%) Core Animation
11 12 (17.14%) iPad
11 12 (17.14%) Cryptography
11 12 (17.14%) Animation
11 12 (17.14%) Apple
11 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management

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 4 (5.71%) Jetty
1 4 (5.71%) Node.js
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) nginx
2 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.43%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.86%) GitHub
2 2 (2.86%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) DHCP
2 4 (5.71%) DNS
2 4 (5.71%) FTP
2 4 (5.71%) IPsec
2 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.29%) MySQL
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) Redis
4 2 (2.86%) Riak
5 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (40.00%) Selenium
2 15 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
4 8 (11.43%) Travis CI
5 7 (10.00%) JIRA
5 7 (10.00%) JMeter
5 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.57%) Liquibase
6 6 (8.57%) Subversion
7 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.71%) Grunt
8 4 (5.71%) gulp
9 3 (4.29%) JUnit
9 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.86%) Firebug
10 2 (2.86%) Toad
10 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (17.14%) iOS Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Tester
4 7 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Test Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Digital Transformation
7 4 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.71%) Head of DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) Head of Digital
7 4 (5.71%) Head of Digital Transformation
7 4 (5.71%) Head of Engineering
7 4 (5.71%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) JSON
2 14 (20.00%) XML
3 13 (18.57%) RESTful
4 12 (17.14%) Core Animation
5 8 (11.43%) .NET
5 8 (11.43%) HTML
6 6 (8.57%) CSS
7 4 (5.71%) HTML5
7 4 (5.71%) Sass
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.29%) J2EE
8 3 (4.29%) REST
8 3 (4.29%) Servlets
8 3 (4.29%) SOAP
8 3 (4.29%) WCF
8 3 (4.29%) Web Services
9 2 (2.86%) Ajax
9 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.86%) CSS3
9 2 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Algorithms
1 13 (18.57%) Data Structures
2 12 (17.14%) Animation
2 12 (17.14%) Cryptography
2 12 (17.14%) iPad
2 12 (17.14%) iPhone
3 2 (2.86%) Blog
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) TDD
3 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (22.86%) DevOps
5 15 (21.43%) BDD
5 15 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (17.14%) Code Optimisation
7 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
7 12 (17.14%) iOS Development
7 12 (17.14%) Memory Management
7 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
8 10 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 9 (12.86%) Functional Testing
9 9 (12.86%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.00%) SDLC
11 6 (8.57%) Microservices
11 6 (8.57%) OOP
11 6 (8.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.00%) C#
3 7 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) Scala
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) Groovy
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) ISEB
4 4 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Puppet
2 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Apple
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Axway
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
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