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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 63 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 9 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.06% 0.45% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.54% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Median daily rate £320 £295 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -32.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £240 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £357 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.40% +36.36%

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
680 734 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.28% 82.56% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 542 535
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017, 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Kanban
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) WPF
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) JIRA
8 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Selenium
8 2 (14.29%) Games
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
8 2 (14.29%) Python

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) BGP
1 2 (14.29%) HSRP
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) PPP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
3 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (28.57%) WPF
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 2 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
5 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) JDBC
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) React
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Kanban
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) ATDD
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
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