The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 0.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £351 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 123 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 73.24% 59.13% 59.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 51 26
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £12.75 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £27.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) Drupal
1 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (66.67%) Drupal
2 3 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Communications Officer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Web Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Communications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle