The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 69 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 8 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% - 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% - 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 19
Median daily rate £400 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.88 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% +35.60%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
754 827 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.43% 82.29% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 431 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 22
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 6 £400 - 4
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) Retail
5 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) Kanban
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) Fluent NHibernate
6 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
6 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
6 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Calabash
5 1 (7.69%) Appium
5 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) GitLab
5 1 (7.69%) Gradle
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Automotive
3 4 (30.77%) German Language
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Developer
2 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
2 4 (30.77%) Fluent NHibernate
2 4 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (7.69%) Kafka
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) Velocity
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Kanban
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) API Design
6 4 (30.77%) B2C
6 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) SOLID
6 4 (30.77%) Web Development
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
8 2 (15.38%) Microservices
8 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 5 (38.46%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) TypeScript
6 3 (23.08%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby
8 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
8 1 (7.69%) C
8 1 (7.69%) Perl
8 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Mesos
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.69%) Avaya
2 1 (7.69%) Genesys
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) KANA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
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