The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 128 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 16 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.75% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.90% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 3
Median daily rate £325 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £350 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Automation 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
2351 2434 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.15% 82.76% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1705 1188
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 56
Median hourly rate £15.84 £15.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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 0 14 £325 - 8
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 24 (85.71%) Selenium
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 14 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 13 (46.43%) BDD
5 10 (35.71%) QA
6 9 (32.14%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 6 (21.43%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.86%) JIRA
10 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
10 4 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Test Management
11 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.71%) C#
11 3 (10.71%) SOAP
11 3 (10.71%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
11 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Scala
11 3 (10.71%) Build Automation
11 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
11 3 (10.71%) SoapUI

Automation 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 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 2 (7.14%) SAP CRM
1 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (7.14%) SAP HCM
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Selenium
2 14 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.57%) RSpec
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Testopia
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) QA Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) BDD
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (14.29%) Test Management
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.71%) Build Automation
8 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) Kanban
9 2 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Scala
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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