The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
Automation Test Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £335 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.18% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 £29.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+58.17% -22.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
787 908 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.14% 95.78% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 447 559
Median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 69
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Automation Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Test Automation Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) SDET
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) IVR

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya