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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 56 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 11 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.44% 1.14% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.38% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 19
Median daily rate £375 £340 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -22.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
619 654 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.23% 83.10% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 498 518
Median daily rate £393 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 10
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £27.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) HSRP
5 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Resilience Testing
5 3 (21.43%) WPF
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) HP

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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) BGP
1 3 (21.43%) HSRP
1 3 (21.43%) MPLS
1 3 (21.43%) OSPF
1 3 (21.43%) PPP
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
4 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
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%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 1 (7.14%) JDBC
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Resilience Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
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Intelletec
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Vesta Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago