The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation 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
Test Automation
Rank 101 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 45 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.58% 1.16% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.42% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 14
Median daily rate £425 £338 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £266 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
Test Automation
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Test Automation
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 Test Automation 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 +24 41 £425 +21.42% 10
South Yorkshire +3 3 £388 +21.09% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (66.67%) Java
3 47 (65.28%) Selenium
4 32 (44.44%) TDD
4 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (27.78%) Scrum
6 20 (27.78%) Automation Testing
7 19 (26.39%) Puppet
8 16 (22.22%) BDD
9 15 (20.83%) Cucumber
9 15 (20.83%) WebDriver
10 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
11 13 (18.06%) Test Scripting
11 13 (18.06%) DevOps
12 12 (16.67%) Scala
12 12 (16.67%) JUnit
13 11 (15.28%) QA
13 11 (15.28%) Performance Testing
13 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
13 11 (15.28%) Microservices
13 11 (15.28%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 11 (15.28%) Continuous Deployment
14 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
14 10 (13.89%) HP UFT
15 9 (12.50%) JMeter
15 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 9 (12.50%) C#
15 9 (12.50%) Security Testing
15 9 (12.50%) Kanban

Test Automation
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 4 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.39%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.39%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) GitHub
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
1 4 (5.56%) VPN
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) MySQL
1 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (65.28%) Selenium
2 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 15 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 15 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 12 (16.67%) JUnit
5 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
6 10 (13.89%) HP UFT
7 9 (12.50%) JMeter
8 8 (11.11%) Maven
9 5 (6.94%) JIRA
9 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.56%) RSpec
10 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.17%) Grunt
11 3 (4.17%) Liquibase
11 3 (4.17%) Vagrant
12 2 (2.78%) Ranorex
12 2 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Publishing
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Tester
3 13 (18.06%) Automation Tester
4 12 (16.67%) Developer in Test
5 11 (15.28%) Test Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Java Automation Tester
7 7 (9.72%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (9.72%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (8.33%) Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Test Automation Consultant
9 5 (6.94%) Test Consultant
10 4 (5.56%) Architect
10 4 (5.56%) Test Specialist
11 3 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
1 7 (9.72%) JSON
1 7 (9.72%) WSDL
1 7 (9.72%) XSD
2 6 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.56%) Web Services
3 4 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (4.17%) React
4 3 (4.17%) RESTful
4 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.39%) Ajax
5 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.39%) J2EE
5 1 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Public Cloud
1 4 (5.56%) Replication
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) TDD
3 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (27.78%) Automation Testing
4 20 (27.78%) Scrum
5 16 (22.22%) BDD
6 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 13 (18.06%) DevOps
7 13 (18.06%) Test Scripting
8 11 (15.28%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (15.28%) Microservices
8 11 (15.28%) Performance Testing
8 11 (15.28%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
10 9 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (12.50%) Kanban
10 9 (12.50%) Security Testing
11 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 7 (9.72%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) Java
2 12 (16.67%) Scala
3 9 (12.50%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) Ruby
5 7 (9.72%) C
6 5 (6.94%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) SQL
7 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.56%) VB
8 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.78%) Groovy
9 2 (2.78%) VBScript
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) SDET
3 3 (4.17%) WCAG
4 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) Puppet
2 9 (12.50%) logstash
3 7 (9.72%) Piwik
4 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (5.56%) Ansible
5 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.78%) Bareos
6 2 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) HP
2 4 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Calypso
3 1 (1.39%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.39%) IBM
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Rally
3 1 (1.39%) Siebel
3 1 (1.39%) Telerik
3 1 (1.39%) Temenos
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