Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 19 August 2018 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 19 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 54 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 7.51% 7.66% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 8.98% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 51
Nottingham median daily rate £380 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -9.64% +18.57%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £290
90th Percentile £511 £475 £625
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £390 £375 £415
% change year-on-year +4.00% -9.64% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 629 646 824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 87.48% 85.34% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 407 427
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -5.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £625
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £410
% change year-on-year +3.23% -5.49% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 14
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.26 £13.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.28% -11.83% -21.05%
10th Percentile £9.45 £9.12 £11.95
90th Percentile £45.75 £26.50 £18.53
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.30 £13.23 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.99% -11.83% -21.05%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Nottingham

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Nottingham

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Nottingham over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (64.81%) Java
3 28 (51.85%) TDD
4 25 (46.30%) Git (software)
4 25 (46.30%) Jenkins
5 19 (35.19%) Web Services
6 18 (33.33%) C#
6 18 (33.33%) Selenium
6 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (31.48%) BDD
8 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
8 16 (29.63%) Scrum
8 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
9 15 (27.78%) Docker
10 14 (25.93%) QA
10 14 (25.93%) JIRA
11 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
12 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (18.52%) Spring
12 10 (18.52%) SQL
13 9 (16.67%) SDET
13 9 (16.67%) DevOps
14 8 (14.81%) User Stories
14 8 (14.81%) Node.js
14 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
14 8 (14.81%) Ansible
14 8 (14.81%) Maven
14 8 (14.81%) JSON
14 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (12.96%) Finance

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.56%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Git (software)
1 25 (46.30%) Jenkins
2 18 (33.33%) Selenium
3 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
4 14 (25.93%) JIRA
5 8 (14.81%) Maven
6 7 (12.96%) SpecFlow
7 6 (11.11%) Subversion
8 5 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (9.26%) Bitbucket
8 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
9 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.41%) JUnit
9 4 (7.41%) RSpec
9 4 (7.41%) Travis CI
10 3 (5.56%) Artifactory
10 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
10 3 (5.56%) Spock
10 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
11 2 (3.70%) Gradle
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Developer in Test
2 10 (18.52%) Tester
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.26%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Development Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Web Services
2 10 (18.52%) Spring
3 8 (14.81%) JSON
3 8 (14.81%) Node.js
4 6 (11.11%) .NET
4 6 (11.11%) HTML
5 5 (9.26%) Gherkin
5 5 (9.26%) React
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.41%) CSS
6 4 (7.41%) SOAP
7 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.56%) Spring Boot
7 3 (5.56%) XML
8 2 (3.70%) CSS3
8 2 (3.70%) HTML5
8 2 (3.70%) Java EE
8 2 (3.70%) LDAP
9 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) TDD
3 17 (31.48%) BDD
4 16 (29.63%) Scrum
5 9 (16.67%) DevOps
5 9 (16.67%) SDET
6 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.81%) User Stories
6 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 6 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (9.26%) ATDD
9 5 (9.26%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (9.26%) Microservices
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (7.41%) Kanban
10 4 (7.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) Java
2 18 (33.33%) C#
3 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 7 (12.96%) Python
6 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 6 (11.11%) Scala
7 4 (7.41%) Groovy
8 2 (3.70%) C++
8 2 (3.70%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.70%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) Java 8
9 1 (1.85%) Jython
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (14.81%) Ansible
3 5 (9.26%) Kubernetes
3 5 (9.26%) Puppet
4 3 (5.56%) OpenView
4 3 (5.56%) SCOM
4 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) HP
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.56%) Splunk
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Zend