The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £34.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 62.71% 65.17% 66.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 25
Average daily rate £438 £250 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Automation Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting