The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington - 8.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +16.66%  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 81 298 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 81.00% 86.88% 91.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 179 107
Median daily rate £373 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.34% -7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +207.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington citing Test Automation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Warrington

Test Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Automation in Warrington

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) hybris