Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Automation Test Lead was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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.

Test Automation Leader
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Lead 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.56% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Nottingham median daily rate £425 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.16% - -
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £363 -
% change year-on-year +17.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 848 820 794
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.02% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 448 494
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £213
90th Percentile £563 £546 £510
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 36
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.23 £12.39 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -0.90% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £10.22
90th Percentile £28.50 £25.00 £26.25
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.61 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.71% - -

Automation Test Lead
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Lead in Nottingham

Automation Test Lead
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Automation Test Lead in Nottingham

Automation Test Lead
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Lead in Nottingham over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Automation Test Lead in Nottingham

Automation Test Lead Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Automation Test Lead contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region featuring Automation Test Lead in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Automation Test Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA