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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 117 143 101
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -42
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 29 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.31% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.38% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 16
Median daily rate £325 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £334 £342
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
2313 2605 1867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.36% 81.74% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1817 1144
Median daily rate £420 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 80 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.66 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 28 September 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 +29 25 £325 +23.80% 10
North Yorkshire - 2 £388 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 42 (93.33%) Selenium
2 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 21 (46.67%) WebDriver
5 20 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 20 (44.44%) QA
5 20 (44.44%) Java
6 19 (42.22%) Scrum
7 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 13 (28.89%) TDD
8 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
9 12 (26.67%) Performance Testing
10 11 (24.44%) JMeter
10 11 (24.44%) JUnit
11 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (22.22%) BDD
11 10 (22.22%) Scala
12 9 (20.00%) Security Testing
12 9 (20.00%) User Stories
13 8 (17.78%) Gherkin
14 7 (15.56%) C#
14 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
15 6 (13.33%) Games
15 6 (13.33%) Web Services
15 6 (13.33%) Python
15 6 (13.33%) HP UFT
15 6 (13.33%) JSON
15 6 (13.33%) Web Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 3 (6.67%) SAP CRM
1 3 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (6.67%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.22%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (2.22%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.22%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (93.33%) Selenium
2 24 (53.33%) Cucumber
3 21 (46.67%) WebDriver
4 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 11 (24.44%) JMeter
5 11 (24.44%) JUnit
6 6 (13.33%) HP UFT
6 6 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 5 (11.11%) JIRA
7 5 (11.11%) RSpec
8 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
8 4 (8.89%) WinRunner
9 2 (4.44%) Hudson
9 2 (4.44%) Subversion
10 1 (2.22%) JBehave
10 1 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (2.22%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Tester
2 15 (33.33%) Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Automation Tester
3 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 8 (17.78%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (15.56%) Java Automation Tester
6 7 (15.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 6 (13.33%) Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Developer in Test
7 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
7 6 (13.33%) QA Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Gherkin
2 6 (13.33%) JSON
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) RESTful
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 19 (42.22%) Scrum
4 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
4 13 (28.89%) TDD
5 12 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 10 (22.22%) BDD
6 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 9 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 9 (20.00%) User Stories
8 7 (15.56%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) Web Testing
10 5 (11.11%) OO
11 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
11 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Kanban
11 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) Scala
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) Groovy
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Calypso
4 1 (2.22%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Rally
4 1 (2.22%) Siebel
4 1 (2.22%) Telerik
4 1 (2.22%) Temenos
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