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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 83 82 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 44 68 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.83% 2.21% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.63% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 43 11
Median daily rate £381 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £524 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +57.89%
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
1953 2582 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.31% 83.78% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1721 1386
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 96 54
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
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 10 December 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 +20 38 £388 -18.42% 13
South Yorkshire -24 5 £363 -26.95% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 55 (64.71%) Selenium
2 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (57.65%) Java
4 37 (43.53%) TDD
5 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
5 29 (34.12%) Automation Testing
6 25 (29.41%) Scrum
7 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (28.24%) BDD
8 23 (27.06%) WebDriver
9 22 (25.88%) Automated Testing
10 21 (24.71%) Scala
11 20 (23.53%) Cucumber
11 20 (23.53%) Functional Testing
11 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
12 16 (18.82%) Performance Testing
12 16 (18.82%) Test Scripting
12 16 (18.82%) QA
13 14 (16.47%) Mainframe
13 14 (16.47%) JUnit
13 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
13 14 (16.47%) IBM
14 13 (15.29%) CA
14 13 (15.29%) OMEGAMON
14 13 (15.29%) Security Testing
14 13 (15.29%) DevOps
14 13 (15.29%) Splunk
14 13 (15.29%) CA Service Virtualization
14 13 (15.29%) Syncsort
15 12 (14.12%) iPad

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 12 (14.12%) CICS
2 4 (4.71%) Confluence
3 3 (3.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.18%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.18%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) GitHub
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) DNS
1 4 (4.71%) VPN
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
3 2 (2.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) DB2
2 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.35%) Redis
3 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (64.71%) Selenium
2 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
3 23 (27.06%) WebDriver
4 20 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 14 (16.47%) JUnit
6 12 (14.12%) JMeter
7 10 (11.76%) HP UFT
8 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
9 7 (8.24%) Maven
9 7 (8.24%) SoapUI
10 6 (7.06%) JIRA
10 6 (7.06%) RSpec
11 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (4.71%) Vagrant
12 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
13 3 (3.53%) Grunt
13 3 (3.53%) JBehave
13 3 (3.53%) Mockito
14 2 (2.35%) Hudson
14 2 (2.35%) VersionOne
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Tester
2 25 (29.41%) Developer
3 24 (28.24%) Automation Tester
4 16 (18.82%) Developer in Test
5 15 (17.65%) Java Automation Tester
5 15 (17.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 15 (17.65%) Selenium Tester
5 15 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Consultant
8 8 (9.41%) Test Automation Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
10 6 (7.06%) QA Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Quality Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Build Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Test Automation Consultant
11 5 (5.88%) Test Consultant
12 4 (4.71%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) Gherkin
2 9 (10.59%) JSON
3 8 (9.41%) Web Services
4 7 (8.24%) .NET
4 7 (8.24%) RESTful
5 4 (4.71%) XML
6 3 (3.53%) React
6 3 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.35%) HTML
7 2 (2.35%) jQuery
7 2 (2.35%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.35%) Spring
7 2 (2.35%) Symfony
8 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.18%) Ajax
8 1 (1.18%) J2EE
8 1 (1.18%) PowerMock
8 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Mainframe
2 12 (14.12%) iPad
3 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.71%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) zOS
2 6 (7.06%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
4 3 (3.53%) Unix
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.53%) TDD
3 29 (34.12%) Automation Testing
4 25 (29.41%) Scrum
5 24 (28.24%) BDD
5 24 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (25.88%) Automated Testing
7 20 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 16 (18.82%) Performance Testing
8 16 (18.82%) Test Scripting
9 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
10 13 (15.29%) DevOps
10 13 (15.29%) Security Testing
11 12 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (14.12%) Kanban
11 12 (14.12%) Virtual Environments
12 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.94%) User Stories
13 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (57.65%) Java
2 21 (24.71%) Scala
3 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.59%) C#
4 9 (10.59%) Ruby
5 8 (9.41%) C
5 8 (9.41%) Python
6 6 (7.06%) Groovy
7 5 (5.88%) VB
8 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.53%) PHP
10 2 (2.35%) VBScript
11 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.18%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.18%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) WCAG
3 4 (4.71%) SDET
4 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (15.29%) OMEGAMON
2 9 (10.59%) CA Endevor
2 9 (10.59%) Puppet
3 4 (4.71%) Ansible
3 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) IBM
2 13 (15.29%) CA
2 13 (15.29%) Splunk
2 13 (15.29%) Syncsort
3 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.35%) HP
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.18%) Calypso
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.18%) Siebel
5 1 (1.18%) Telerik
5 1 (1.18%) Temenos
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