The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 47 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.44% 0.83% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.40% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£338 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.75 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+83.84% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 143 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.20% 59.09% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 87 190
Average daily rate £390 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -37.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 1 £350 -
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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