The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 119 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.081% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.10% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £575 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Automation 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
1876 1920 1888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.29% 77.80% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 952 901
Median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 70 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.26 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Automation Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Automation Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 2 £575 -
Reading -6 1 £400 - 4
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 6 (54.55%) ITSM
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP