The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 30 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.42% 2.11% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.95% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £490 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +38.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £42.50 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -46.87%
Automated Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 237 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 70.75% 71.60% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 153 160
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £35.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% +82.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £38.85 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon 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 Devon

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Exeter 0 2 - -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Devon region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) Redis
2 4 (66.67%) Express
2 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) API Design
2 4 (66.67%) RAML
2 4 (66.67%) ES6
2 4 (66.67%) Asynchronous Programming
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) Express
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
1 4 (66.67%) RAML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) API Design
1 4 (66.67%) Asynchronous Programming
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) ES6
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) Java