The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 3.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -
Automation Testing
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 82.76% 78.95% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 10
Median daily rate £310 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton 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 Bolton

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Automation Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall