The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - - 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Test Automation
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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
74 170 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 74.75% 75.56% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 104 72
Median daily rate £400 £375 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -93.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury 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 Newbury

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Test Automation
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA