The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 110 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 22 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.91% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.52% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 2
Median daily rate £388 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £288 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+24.16% -
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2906 2459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.37% 94.26% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1491 1891 1520
Median daily rate £388 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 162 146
Median hourly rate £14.57 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Automation Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +24 17 £390 +9.09% 5
South Yorkshire - 4 £374 - 1
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Selenium
2 33 (86.84%) Java
3 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (63.16%) Test Automation
5 21 (55.26%) BDD
6 19 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 19 (50.00%) Scrum
7 17 (44.74%) WebDriver
8 16 (42.11%) Performance Testing
9 15 (39.47%) Cucumber
10 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
10 13 (34.21%) Security Testing
11 12 (31.58%) JMeter
12 11 (28.95%) TDD
12 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
12 11 (28.95%) QA
12 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
12 11 (28.95%) SoapUI
13 10 (26.32%) Gherkin
13 10 (26.32%) API Testing
13 10 (26.32%) Scala
14 9 (23.68%) Groovy
14 9 (23.68%) SDLC
15 8 (21.05%) User Stories
15 8 (21.05%) Kanban
15 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (21.05%) RESTful
16 7 (18.42%) JUnit
16 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
16 7 (18.42%) JIRA

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (44.74%) WebDriver
3 15 (39.47%) Cucumber
4 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
5 12 (31.58%) JMeter
6 11 (28.95%) SoapUI
7 7 (18.42%) JIRA
7 7 (18.42%) JUnit
8 4 (10.53%) Hudson
9 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
9 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
9 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
10 2 (5.26%) Subversion
11 1 (2.63%) Appium
11 1 (2.63%) Calabash
11 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
11 1 (2.63%) JBehave
11 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
11 1 (2.63%) Maven
11 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Gherkin
2 8 (21.05%) RESTful
3 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) CSS
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) Test Automation
3 21 (55.26%) BDD
4 19 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 19 (50.00%) Scrum
5 16 (42.11%) Performance Testing
6 13 (34.21%) Security Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
7 11 (28.95%) TDD
7 11 (28.95%) Test Scripting
8 10 (26.32%) API Testing
9 9 (23.68%) SDLC
10 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.05%) Kanban
10 8 (21.05%) User Stories
11 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (13.16%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) Scala
3 9 (23.68%) Groovy
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) Python
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
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