The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 23 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.63% 2.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £403 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+34.19% +0.64%
Automated Testing
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 118 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 75.61% 84.29% 56.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 89 24
Median daily rate £406 £444 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +19.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £552 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £42.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Drupal
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) CMS Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
1 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
1 3 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP