The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 37 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.21% 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £369 £429 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.99% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -50.78%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 355 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.56% 73.05% 67.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 214 167
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £53.27 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Cheltenham +10 13 £365 -16.57% 1
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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

1 13 (61.90%) SQL
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
4 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) Ruby
6 7 (33.33%) JSON
6 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) REST
7 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (28.57%) SDLC
7 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 6 (28.57%) JIRA
7 6 (28.57%) Maven
7 6 (28.57%) Python
7 6 (28.57%) ISEB
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) Ant
8 5 (23.81%) JUnit
8 5 (23.81%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) Eclipse

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (23.81%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
1 5 (23.81%) OrientDB
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Maven
4 5 (23.81%) Ant
4 5 (23.81%) ClearCase
4 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (23.81%) JMeter
4 5 (23.81%) JUnit
5 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (28.57%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) LINQ
4 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.52%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
4 5 (23.81%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (23.81%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Planning
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) RedGate
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter