The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South West / Bristol
Rank 61 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 0.79% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.97% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £325 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.03%

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
669 725 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.02% 81.92% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 535 522
Median daily rate £378 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 9
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 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £71.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Selenium
3 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
3 11 (61.11%) SDLC
4 10 (55.56%) QA
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 9 (50.00%) SOAP
5 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (44.44%) Programme Management
6 8 (44.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (44.44%) Marketing
6 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (44.44%) C#
6 8 (44.44%) SAP
6 8 (44.44%) Electronics
6 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
6 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
6 8 (44.44%) BDD
6 8 (44.44%) Compatibility Testing
6 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
6 8 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (27.78%) TDD
8 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
9 4 (22.22%) JSON
9 4 (22.22%) RESTful

Test Automation
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 3 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQLite
1 1 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Electronics
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 8 (44.44%) Marketing
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) QA Tester
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Software QA Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Software Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) Dropwizard
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
5 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) SDLC
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (44.44%) BDD
4 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (44.44%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (44.44%) Programme Management
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) ATG
2 3 (16.67%) hybris
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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