Period
to 18 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a QA Automation Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in York during the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Automation QA Tester
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - +25 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Automation Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 0.96% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
York median daily rate - - £338
North Yorkshire median daily rate - - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in York. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
York
Contract vacancies in York with a recognized job title 101 158 149
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 96.34% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 113 116
York median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £166 £189 £113
90th Percentile £588 £535 £456
North Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -3.75% +17.65% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 8
York median hourly rate £17.50 £11.79 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.49% -18.02% -42.50%
10th Percentile £12.63 £10.17 £11.80
90th Percentile £37.75 £14.48 £28.03
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -8.83%

QA Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, QA Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the York region featuring QA Automation Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) hapi
1 1 (100.00%) BrowserStack

QA Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) hapi
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA