The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 68 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.60% 2.19% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 2.79% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 17
Median daily rate £390 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £379 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £334 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.86% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
Automated Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
672 681 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.10% 78.64% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 513 464
Median daily rate £380 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 37
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.04 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +49.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £19.46 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bristol region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Mockito
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) PhantomJS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Thymeleaf
4 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Mockito
2 4 (44.44%) PhantomJS
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Expert
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 3 (33.33%) Thymeleaf
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft