The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 138 143 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate £350 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 - -
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
2810 2788 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.94% 95.35% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1756 1529
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 131 127
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.03 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 4 £294 +9.30% 2
South Yorkshire -6 4 £350 -6.66%
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Selenium
3 12 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (41.67%) BDD
5 9 (37.50%) JIRA
6 8 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.83%) DevOps
9 5 (20.83%) QA
9 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) JMeter
10 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) Liquibase
10 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 4 (16.67%) Puppet
10 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 3 (12.50%) API Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
11 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (12.50%) HTML
11 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 3 (12.50%) XML
11 3 (12.50%) HP

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Selenium
2 12 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (37.50%) JIRA
4 8 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (20.83%) JMeter
6 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (16.67%) Liquibase
6 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
8 2 (8.33%) Appium
8 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
8 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.17%) Calabash
9 1 (4.17%) CasperJS
9 1 (4.17%) Concordion
9 1 (4.17%) Hudson
9 1 (4.17%) JBehave
9 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) Behat
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) WSDL
3 1 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
1 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) API Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) QA Automation
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) High Availability
8 1 (4.17%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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