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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 125 133 107
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 25 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.42% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.52% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 9
Median daily rate £325 £265 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -27.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £251 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2437 2508 1852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.15% 80.44% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1759 1152
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.39 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +0.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +13 22 £325 +22.64% 5
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (88.89%) Selenium
2 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) Cucumber
4 19 (52.78%) WebDriver
5 14 (38.89%) Java
5 14 (38.89%) QA
5 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 13 (36.11%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) TDD
7 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
8 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (22.22%) JUnit
10 7 (19.44%) Scala
10 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
10 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.67%) BDD
11 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
11 6 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (16.67%) C#
11 6 (16.67%) JMeter
12 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (13.89%) Web Services
12 5 (13.89%) Python
12 5 (13.89%) OO
12 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
12 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
12 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
13 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
13 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 4 (11.11%) 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 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 3 (8.33%) SAP CRM
1 3 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 3 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (8.33%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (88.89%) Selenium
2 20 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 19 (52.78%) WebDriver
4 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (22.22%) JUnit
6 6 (16.67%) JMeter
7 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
8 4 (11.11%) RSpec
8 4 (11.11%) WinRunner
9 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
9 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
10 2 (5.56%) JIRA
11 1 (2.78%) Appium
11 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
11 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
11 1 (2.78%) Ranorex
11 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
11 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.78%) Testopia
General
1 4 (11.11%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Tester
5 7 (19.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Automation Tester
7 5 (13.89%) QA Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Developer in Test
8 4 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) JSON
4 3 (8.33%) SOAP
4 3 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) Ajax
6 1 (2.78%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 13 (36.11%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.67%) BDD
7 6 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.89%) OO
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
9 4 (11.11%) User Stories
9 4 (11.11%) Web Testing
10 3 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) Scala
3 6 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Siebel
3 1 (2.78%) Telerik
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