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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 101 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 41 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.40% 0.97% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.20% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 11
Median daily rate £400 £325 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £375 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +1.26%
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
2465 2416 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.42% 80.91% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1716 1125
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 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 58 58
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +14 38 £400 +23.07% 18
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) TDD
3 33 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (35.80%) JSON
5 28 (34.57%) Scrum
5 28 (34.57%) Java
6 25 (30.86%) HTML
6 25 (30.86%) HTTP
7 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
7 23 (28.40%) CSS
7 23 (28.40%) Selenium
8 21 (25.93%) RESTful
9 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
10 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 18 (22.22%) HTML5
10 18 (22.22%) BDD
10 18 (22.22%) Ruby
11 17 (20.99%) Configuration Management
12 16 (19.75%) Subversion
12 16 (19.75%) CSS3
13 15 (18.52%) C#
13 15 (18.52%) Linux
14 14 (17.28%) Ajax
14 14 (17.28%) Relational Database
14 14 (17.28%) Data Structures
14 14 (17.28%) Algorithms
14 14 (17.28%) Front End Development
15 13 (16.05%) REST
15 13 (16.05%) XML
16 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering

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 8 (9.88%) Confluence
2 3 (3.70%) Jetty
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) nginx
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.70%) GitHub
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) HTTP
2 3 (3.70%) DHCP
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 3 (3.70%) FTP
2 3 (3.70%) IPsec
2 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.94%) MySQL
5 3 (3.70%) Redis
6 2 (2.47%) Riak
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Selenium
2 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
3 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 16 (19.75%) Subversion
5 11 (13.58%) JIRA
5 11 (13.58%) JUnit
5 11 (13.58%) WebDriver
6 9 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.64%) Travis CI
8 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.94%) Grunt
9 4 (4.94%) gulp
10 3 (3.70%) JMeter
10 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.47%) RSpec
11 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) iOS Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Digital Transformation
8 4 (4.94%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Head of DevOps
8 4 (4.94%) Head of Digital
8 4 (4.94%) Head of Digital Transformation
8 4 (4.94%) Head of Engineering
8 4 (4.94%) Manual Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) JSON
2 25 (30.86%) HTML
3 23 (28.40%) CSS
4 21 (25.93%) RESTful
5 18 (22.22%) HTML5
6 16 (19.75%) CSS3
7 14 (17.28%) Ajax
8 13 (16.05%) REST
8 13 (16.05%) XML
9 12 (14.81%) Node.js
10 11 (13.58%) Core Animation
11 10 (12.35%) Backbone.js
11 10 (12.35%) Ember.js
11 10 (12.35%) Spring
12 9 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (9.88%) .NET
13 8 (9.88%) Django
13 8 (9.88%) Grails
13 8 (9.88%) Sinatra
13 8 (9.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Algorithms
1 14 (17.28%) Data Structures
2 11 (13.58%) Animation
2 11 (13.58%) Cryptography
2 11 (13.58%) iPhone
3 10 (12.35%) iPad
3 10 (12.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.47%) Blog
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) TDD
3 33 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (34.57%) Scrum
5 18 (22.22%) BDD
6 17 (20.99%) Configuration Management
7 14 (17.28%) Front End Development
8 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 11 (13.58%) Code Optimisation
9 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
9 11 (13.58%) Memory Management
9 11 (13.58%) Multithreading
9 11 (13.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (13.58%) Web Design
10 10 (12.35%) DevOps
10 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.35%) Open Source
11 9 (11.11%) Web Development
12 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) Java
2 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.22%) Ruby
4 15 (18.52%) C#
5 10 (12.35%) Scala
6 8 (9.88%) Python
7 3 (3.70%) SQL
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.94%) ISEB
3 3 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Apple
2 9 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
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