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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 97 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 42 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.48% 1.37% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.66% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 19
Median daily rate £360 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £261 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £366 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £334 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.86% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
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
2364 2348 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.24% 82.47% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1617 1293
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 48 53
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -16.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 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 26 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 38 £368 +22.50% 19
East Yorkshire -3 1 £275 -15.38% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 4
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.79%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (38.16%) TDD
4 27 (35.53%) Selenium
5 23 (30.26%) JSON
6 20 (26.32%) HTTP
7 19 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 17 (22.37%) Java
9 16 (21.05%) DevOps
9 16 (21.05%) RESTful
10 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
10 15 (19.74%) Data Structures
10 15 (19.74%) Algorithms
11 14 (18.42%) Cucumber
11 14 (18.42%) Puppet
11 14 (18.42%) HTML
11 14 (18.42%) XML
11 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
12 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
12 13 (17.11%) Scrum
12 13 (17.11%) BDD
13 12 (15.79%) iPad
13 12 (15.79%) Memory Management
13 12 (15.79%) Core Animation
13 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
13 12 (15.79%) Multithreading
13 12 (15.79%) iPhone
13 12 (15.79%) iOS Development
13 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
13 12 (15.79%) Cryptography

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 5 (6.58%) Node.js
2 4 (5.26%) Jetty
3 3 (3.95%) Confluence
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) nginx
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.32%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.63%) GitHub
2 2 (2.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) DHCP
2 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) FTP
2 4 (5.26%) IPsec
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.95%) Redis
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.63%) Riak
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (35.53%) Selenium
2 19 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (18.42%) Cucumber
4 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 11 (14.47%) Subversion
6 8 (10.53%) JIRA
6 8 (10.53%) Travis CI
7 7 (9.21%) JMeter
7 7 (9.21%) WebDriver
8 6 (7.89%) JUnit
8 6 (7.89%) Liquibase
9 5 (6.58%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.26%) Grunt
10 4 (5.26%) gulp
11 3 (3.95%) Mercurial
11 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.63%) Firebug
12 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) iOS Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Automation Tester
8 5 (6.58%) Test Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Digital Transformation
9 4 (5.26%) Head of DevOps
9 4 (5.26%) Head of Digital
9 4 (5.26%) Head of Digital Transformation
9 4 (5.26%) Head of Engineering
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Test Automation Specialist
10 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) JSON
2 16 (21.05%) RESTful
3 14 (18.42%) HTML
3 14 (18.42%) XML
4 12 (15.79%) Core Animation
4 12 (15.79%) CSS
5 9 (11.84%) HTML5
6 8 (10.53%) .NET
7 7 (9.21%) CSS3
8 6 (7.89%) Ajax
8 6 (7.89%) REST
8 6 (7.89%) Sass
9 5 (6.58%) jQuery
9 5 (6.58%) Spring
9 5 (6.58%) WCF
10 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.95%) Django
11 3 (3.95%) Ember.js
11 3 (3.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Algorithms
1 15 (19.74%) Data Structures
2 12 (15.79%) Animation
2 12 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 12 (15.79%) iPad
2 12 (15.79%) iPhone
3 4 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Blog
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.79%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (38.16%) TDD
4 16 (21.05%) DevOps
5 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
6 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
7 13 (17.11%) BDD
7 13 (17.11%) Scrum
7 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
8 12 (15.79%) Code Optimisation
8 12 (15.79%) iOS Development
8 12 (15.79%) Memory Management
8 12 (15.79%) Multithreading
9 9 (11.84%) Functional Testing
9 9 (11.84%) OO
10 8 (10.53%) Manual Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.21%) Front End Development
11 7 (9.21%) SDLC
12 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) Java
2 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.16%) C#
4 6 (7.89%) Ruby
4 6 (7.89%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) Python
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) Groovy
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) ISEB
3 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) Puppet
2 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Apple
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Axway
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Informatica
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago