Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Test Automation Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Automation Test Engineer
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 68 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +65
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.14% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate - £450 -
East Midlands median daily rate £275 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -38.89% +32.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 667 849 632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.29% 94.97% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 548 445
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £213 £262
90th Percentile £531 £550 £560
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 10
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.04 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.98% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.50 £9.85
90th Percentile £17.66 £18.68 £34.13
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.40 £14.20 £14.10
% change year-on-year +8.45% +0.71% +4.44%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Northamptonshire

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Test Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java