The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 52 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.83% 0.11% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.14% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £463 £180 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+156.94% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £180 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £180 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -23.04%
Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 734 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.25% 78.67% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 364 421
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Selenium
3 8 (61.54%) Waterfall
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Unix
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) QA
6 5 (38.46%) JIRA
6 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
7 4 (30.77%) J2EE
7 4 (30.77%) LDAP
7 4 (30.77%) JMS
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) Avaya
7 4 (30.77%) Genesys
7 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
7 4 (30.77%) Benchmarking
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) KANA
7 4 (30.77%) Retail
7 4 (30.77%) Spring

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) MSTest
5 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 1 (7.69%) JMeter
6 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Military
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Strategy Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Developer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) JMS
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 4 (30.77%) React
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) Waterfall
3 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
4 4 (30.77%) Benchmarking
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Avaya
1 4 (30.77%) Genesys
1 4 (30.77%) KANA
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SAP