The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bracknell region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.71% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
176 163 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 79.64% 63.42% 59.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 55 34
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Automated Testing
Berkshire

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Drupal
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Joomla!
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) WordPress
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Appcelerator
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (40.00%) Drupal
2 3 (30.00%) WordPress
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (10.00%) Calabash
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Communications Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Communications Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Web Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Web Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
1 4 (40.00%) Content Management
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
1 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP