Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 14 November 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 24 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +31
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 73 65 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.27% 6.87% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.21% 7.98% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 48
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £336 £284
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £394
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 598 815 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 84.11% 86.15% 86.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 531 445
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £424 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 18
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.26 £13.23 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.28% +3.73% -11.46%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.00 £9.47
90th Percentile £27.07 £28.50 £23.60
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -13.58%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Test Automation in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +9 70 £450 +20.00% 28
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Java
3 33 (45.21%) Jenkins
4 29 (39.73%) TDD
5 27 (36.99%) Selenium
6 25 (34.25%) Docker
7 24 (32.88%) Web Services
8 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
8 23 (31.51%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (30.14%) C#
10 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
11 20 (27.40%) Scrum
12 18 (24.66%) JIRA
13 17 (23.29%) Python
14 16 (21.92%) Computer Science
14 16 (21.92%) Cucumber
15 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
15 15 (20.55%) Degree
15 15 (20.55%) Spring
16 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
17 13 (17.81%) OO
17 13 (17.81%) HTML
17 13 (17.81%) MySQL
17 13 (17.81%) Maven
17 13 (17.81%) User Stories
18 12 (16.44%) SDET
18 12 (16.44%) BDD
18 12 (16.44%) SQL
19 11 (15.07%) Finance
19 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 9 (12.33%) Confluence
2 5 (6.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (6.85%) OpenShift
5 4 (5.48%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (2.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) MySQL
2 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.59%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.22%) SQLite
5 4 (5.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) GIS
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (45.21%) Jenkins
2 27 (36.99%) Selenium
3 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
4 18 (24.66%) JIRA
5 16 (21.92%) Cucumber
6 13 (17.81%) Maven
7 8 (10.96%) Subversion
7 8 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (9.59%) JUnit
8 7 (9.59%) Travis CI
9 6 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (8.22%) Bitbucket
9 6 (8.22%) SoapUI
9 6 (8.22%) Spock
10 5 (6.85%) Gradle
10 5 (6.85%) JMeter
11 4 (5.48%) Artifactory
11 4 (5.48%) HP UFT
11 4 (5.48%) RSpec
12 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (64.38%) Developer
2 18 (24.66%) Developer in Test
3 17 (23.29%) Tester
4 16 (21.92%) Automation Tester
5 15 (20.55%) Agile Developer
6 14 (19.18%) Software Developer
7 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
7 13 (17.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 13 (17.81%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (15.07%) Agile Tester
8 11 (15.07%) Test Automation Developer
9 9 (12.33%) PHP Developer
10 7 (9.59%) Software Tester
11 5 (6.85%) Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) Cordova Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Java Automation Tester
11 5 (6.85%) Lead DevOps
12 4 (5.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 4 (5.48%) Java Developer in Test
12 4 (5.48%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.88%) Web Services
2 15 (20.55%) Spring
3 13 (17.81%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.33%) Node.js
5 8 (10.96%) .NET
5 8 (10.96%) JSON
5 8 (10.96%) React
6 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
6 7 (9.59%) HTML5
6 7 (9.59%) Ionic Framework
6 7 (9.59%) jQuery
7 6 (8.22%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (8.22%) Backbone.js
7 6 (8.22%) CSS
7 6 (8.22%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (8.22%) PhoneGap
7 6 (8.22%) Sencha Touch
7 6 (8.22%) Spring Boot
7 6 (8.22%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.33%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.22%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.37%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Android
3 7 (9.59%) Linux
4 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) TDD
3 20 (27.40%) Scrum
4 15 (20.55%) Mentoring
5 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
6 13 (17.81%) OO
6 13 (17.81%) User Stories
7 12 (16.44%) BDD
7 12 (16.44%) SDET
8 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.33%) DevOps
10 8 (10.96%) Android Development
11 7 (9.59%) Microservices
11 7 (9.59%) MVVM
12 6 (8.22%) ATDD
12 6 (8.22%) iOS Development
12 6 (8.22%) Kanban
12 6 (8.22%) Performance Optimisation
12 6 (8.22%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (53.42%) Java
2 22 (30.14%) C#
3 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.29%) Python
5 12 (16.44%) SQL
6 10 (13.70%) PHP
7 6 (8.22%) Groovy
7 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) Jython
8 2 (2.74%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) GLSL
9 1 (1.37%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 11 (15.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.48%) TickIT
System Software
1 25 (34.25%) Docker
2 3 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Ansible
1 11 (15.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.59%) Puppet
3 6 (8.22%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.48%) OpenView
4 4 (5.48%) SCOM
4 4 (5.48%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Xamarin
3 6 (8.22%) Google
3 6 (8.22%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.22%) Sencha
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) Splunk
6 1 (1.37%) Zend