The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - - 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.50
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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 Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 73.26% 68.99% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 30
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £165.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.33% +127.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP