The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -18.33%
Test Automation
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 58 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 95.28% 75.32% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 29
Median daily rate £470 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £503 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Maidenhead region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (41.67%) QA
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Docker
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) PaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Nagios
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) HBase
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (8.33%) ELK Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (8.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft