The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Marlow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 5 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Marlow 11.11% - 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
Automated Testing
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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 Marlow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Marlow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Marlow 77.78% 60.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £225 £125 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Marlow

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Marlow

Automated Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Marlow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Marlow 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 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Marlow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Marlow 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 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft