The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 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 Hounslow 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 5 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.70% 10.34% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 11.32% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £338 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -23.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
13 53 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 48.15% 91.38% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 40
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £265 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £29.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Test Automation
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) GDB
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) GDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell