The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank - 70 67
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.12% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £106.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+184.66% -
Automation 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
592 661 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.06% 81.20% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 357 420
Median daily rate £411 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Automation Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories

Automation 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB