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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 47 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.27% 0.88% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.15% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £405 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £430 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
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
360 347 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.11% 76.60% 62.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 232 148
Median daily rate £413 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 37
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 June 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 +3 2 £403 -0.61% 2
Cirencester - 1 £225 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Drupal
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) WordPress
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing

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 3 (27.27%) CMS
1 3 (27.27%) Drupal
1 3 (27.27%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) CMS Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal Developer
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
4 1 (9.09%) LINQ
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) WebSockets
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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