Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 10 44 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.65% 7.42% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 9.05% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 46
Median daily rate £444 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.48% +27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £356 £284 £313
90th Percentile £500 £703 £522
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £380
% change year-on-year -6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 227 486 787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 82.85% 81.96% 89.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 291 469
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £305 £258 £270
90th Percentile £630 £588 £564
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.31% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 23
Median hourly rate £11.15 £12.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.40% -14.17% -18.92%
10th Percentile £9.10 £10.06 £10.00
90th Percentile £12.84 £20.93 £47.00
Median hourly rate £13.59 £14.23 £16.25
% change year-on-year -4.50% -12.46% -7.14%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Test Automation in Nottinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Test Automation in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 -3 10 £444 -15.48% 4
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) Grunt
1 5 (50.00%) gulp
1 5 (50.00%) npm
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) GIS
3 3 (30.00%) ESRI
3 3 (30.00%) ArcGIS
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (30.00%) React
4 2 (20.00%) webpack
4 2 (20.00%) Apigee
4 2 (20.00%) Docker
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Appium
4 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes

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 3 (30.00%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) npm
2 2 (20.00%) Apigee
2 2 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (10.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (30.00%) GIS
3 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (10.00%) Parquet
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Grunt
1 5 (50.00%) gulp
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Appium
3 2 (20.00%) Babel
3 2 (20.00%) Broccoli
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) Postman
3 2 (20.00%) Protractor
3 2 (20.00%) REST Assured
3 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) webpack
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) React
3 2 (20.00%) EJS
3 2 (20.00%) Enzyme
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Jest
3 2 (20.00%) LESS
3 2 (20.00%) Nightwatchjs
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) Pug
3 2 (20.00%) Redux
3 2 (20.00%) Sass
3 2 (20.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Express
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) API Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Asynchronous Programming
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Microservices
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) SDET
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Informatics
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) ES6
4 1 (10.00%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Istio
1 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) ESRI
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica