The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 112 112 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 14 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.49% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.65% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £280 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £80.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +131.88%
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1883 1836 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.87% 74.94% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 902 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Berkshire region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 8 £400 - 3
Slough +1 3 £175 -39.13%
Newbury - 2 £275 - 2
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 22 (51.16%) SQL
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Selenium
2 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (41.86%) HTML
4 17 (39.53%) XML
5 15 (34.88%) C#
6 14 (32.56%) Java
6 14 (32.56%) DB2
6 14 (32.56%) UNIX
7 11 (25.58%) Scrum
8 10 (23.26%) J2EE
8 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
9 9 (20.93%) JIRA
9 9 (20.93%) NUnit
9 9 (20.93%) jQuery
9 9 (20.93%) Manual Testing
9 9 (20.93%) MSTest
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
9 9 (20.93%) CSS
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) ISEB
9 9 (20.93%) HP UFT
9 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
10 8 (18.60%) DbVisualizer
10 8 (18.60%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.60%) HP
10 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Migration

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) CMS
3 6 (13.95%) Node.js
4 5 (11.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.33%) Commerce Server
5 1 (2.33%) Zope
5 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) ATM
1 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.33%) GSM
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) 3G
1 1 (2.33%) Wireless
1 1 (2.33%) 2G
1 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
1 1 (2.33%) LTE
1 1 (2.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) DB2
2 8 (18.60%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Selenium
2 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 9 (20.93%) HP UFT
2 9 (20.93%) NUnit
2 9 (20.93%) MSTest
3 8 (18.60%) WebDriver
4 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
5 5 (11.63%) SoapUI
6 4 (9.30%) Subversion
7 3 (6.98%) JBehave
8 2 (4.65%) JUnit
8 2 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
9 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Test Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Web Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Tester
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) OBIEE Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Data Migration Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) HTML
2 17 (39.53%) XML
3 10 (23.26%) J2EE
4 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 9 (20.93%) CSS
4 9 (20.93%) jQuery
4 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
5 8 (18.60%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (18.60%) Flash
6 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (13.95%) JSON
8 4 (9.30%) RESTful
8 4 (9.30%) SOAP
9 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
10 2 (4.65%) JSTL
10 2 (4.65%) REST
10 2 (4.65%) JSP
10 2 (4.65%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) UNIX
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Scrum
3 9 (20.93%) Manual Testing
4 8 (18.60%) System Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) ETL
4 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
5 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (16.28%) Content Management
5 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Validation
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) TDD
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.88%) C#
4 14 (32.56%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) ISEB
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) CA LISA
3 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) HP
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
2 6 (13.95%) Ab Initio
3 2 (4.65%) Talend
3 2 (4.65%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Infovista
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) ExactTarget
4 1 (2.33%) Telerik
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