The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 37 36 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.29% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.76% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £386 £340
% change year-on-year -0.12% +13.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +52.56% +23.61%  

Automated Testing 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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 280 263 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 81.63% 77.81% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 150 125
Median daily rate £400 £390 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 45
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.61 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.48% -34.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.74 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Warwickshire

Automated Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Automated Testing in Warwickshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Automated Testing in Warwickshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick 0 1 £325 -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Infotainment

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Infotainment
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA