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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 3.81% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +40.35%
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
89 80 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 84.76% 71.43% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 50
Median daily rate £425 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) QA
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) nginx
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch

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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
1 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) logstash