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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 104 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 33 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.15% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.26% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 17
Median daily rate £425 £415 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +36.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £600 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
2390 2372 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.13% 82.73% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 1635 1284
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 53
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +4 30 £438 +5.42% 10
South Yorkshire -6 2 £325 -23.52% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 72 (84.71%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (63.53%) Java
3 46 (54.12%) Selenium
3 46 (54.12%) Jenkins
4 39 (45.88%) Puppet
4 39 (45.88%) DevOps
5 36 (42.35%) Security Cleared
6 32 (37.65%) SC Cleared
7 27 (31.76%) Microservices
8 23 (27.06%) JIRA
9 21 (24.71%) Cucumber
10 20 (23.53%) QA
10 20 (23.53%) TDD
11 19 (22.35%) XSD
11 19 (22.35%) WSDL
11 19 (22.35%) API Design
12 18 (21.18%) Piwik
12 18 (21.18%) Confluence
12 18 (21.18%) logstash
13 16 (18.82%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (17.65%) Liquibase
14 15 (17.65%) JUnit
14 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
15 14 (16.47%) BDD
16 13 (15.29%) Maven
16 13 (15.29%) C#
17 12 (14.12%) Functional Testing
18 11 (12.94%) JMeter
18 11 (12.94%) HP UFT
18 11 (12.94%) Git (software)

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 18 (21.18%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) JBoss
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.53%) IaaS
2 3 (3.53%) PaaS
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) SNMP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (54.12%) Jenkins
1 46 (54.12%) Selenium
2 23 (27.06%) JIRA
3 21 (24.71%) Cucumber
4 15 (17.65%) JUnit
4 15 (17.65%) Liquibase
5 13 (15.29%) Maven
6 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
6 11 (12.94%) HP UFT
6 11 (12.94%) JMeter
7 10 (11.76%) SonarQube
7 10 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (10.59%) WebDriver
9 6 (7.06%) LoadRunner
9 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.53%) MSI
10 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.53%) Subversion
10 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Developer
2 12 (14.12%) Analyst
2 12 (14.12%) Test Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Architect
3 11 (12.94%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Tester
5 9 (10.59%) DevOps Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Test Leader
7 6 (7.06%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Test Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) DevOps Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Test Automation Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) WSDL
1 19 (22.35%) XSD
2 8 (9.41%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Wicket
3 3 (3.53%) GWT
3 3 (3.53%) Java EE
3 3 (3.53%) JSF
3 3 (3.53%) LAMP
3 3 (3.53%) Spring
3 3 (3.53%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.35%) JSON
4 2 (2.35%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) Behat
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) HTML
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) jQuery
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) PKI
2 2 (2.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (84.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.88%) DevOps
3 27 (31.76%) Microservices
4 20 (23.53%) TDD
5 19 (22.35%) API Design
6 16 (18.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 14 (16.47%) BDD
9 12 (14.12%) Functional Testing
10 10 (11.76%) Data Protection
10 10 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (11.76%) Service Design
10 10 (11.76%) SOA
11 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (9.41%) Integration Testing
11 8 (9.41%) Test Management
11 8 (9.41%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.24%) SDLC
12 7 (8.24%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (8.24%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) Java
2 13 (15.29%) C#
3 9 (10.59%) C
3 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.59%) Ruby
4 8 (9.41%) SQL
5 7 (8.24%) Perl
5 7 (8.24%) Python
5 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (42.35%) Security Cleared
2 32 (37.65%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) ISEB
4 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.53%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) SDET
3 2 (2.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 39 (45.88%) Puppet
2 18 (21.18%) logstash
2 18 (21.18%) Piwik
3 10 (11.76%) Bareos
3 10 (11.76%) yum
4 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) HP
2 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.18%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
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