The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 43 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.30% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
Test Automation
Berkshire

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
298 222 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 88.43% 80.73% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 102
Median daily rate £450 £322 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.75% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Static Code Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype
1 1 (100.00%) VMware