Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crewe with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automated Testing
Cheshire > Crewe
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crewe 4.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Crewe median daily rate £450 - -
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Crewe median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Crewe with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Crewe
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 113 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crewe 91.13% 69.05% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 15 18
Crewe median daily rate £481 £275 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -2.65% -30.03%
10th Percentile £292 £101 £185
90th Percentile £556 £448 £458
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Crewe median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +44.26% +7.24%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.75 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.75 £17.77
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.17 £20.14 £17.77
% change year-on-year -19.72% +13.35% -3.95%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crewe.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Crewe

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Crewe

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crewe

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Crewe over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Crewe

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, 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 Crewe region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) GitHub
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
3 2 (40.00%) BrowserStack
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) TestNG
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) BrowserStack
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SDET
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript