The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 54 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.61% 2.34% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.90% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £360 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £370 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.37 £80.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -50.78%
Automated Testing
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 276 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.57% 80.70% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 236 152
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) MDX
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) Bug Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) JPA
5 3 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Appium
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.67%) Protractor
4 1 (6.67%) Robotium
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) MDX
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (20.00%) JPA
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (6.67%) Express
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
4 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Bug Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Talend
2 1 (6.67%) New Relic
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