The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.01% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Automation 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
234 287 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.52% 80.17% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 241 97
Median daily rate £410 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +158.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 16 (94.12%) PHP
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Publishing
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (88.24%) Kanban
2 15 (88.24%) Magento
2 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (88.24%) Open Source
2 15 (88.24%) NoSQL
2 15 (88.24%) Node.js
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Pair Programming
2 15 (88.24%) Web Development
2 15 (88.24%) JSON
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
2 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) API Development
2 15 (88.24%) Sass
2 15 (88.24%) AngularJS
2 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Laravel
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2

Automation 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 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 15 (88.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
1 16 (94.12%) PHP Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Developer
2 15 (88.24%) AWS Developer
2 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce Developer
2 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
2 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce Web Developer
2 15 (88.24%) HTML CSS Developer
2 15 (88.24%) HTML Developer
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Magento Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Node.js Developer
2 15 (88.24%) PHP Magento Developer
2 15 (88.24%) PHP Web Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) AngularJS
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
1 15 (88.24%) JSON
1 15 (88.24%) Node.js
1 15 (88.24%) Sass
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) API Development
2 15 (88.24%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (88.24%) E-Commerce
2 15 (88.24%) Kanban
2 15 (88.24%) Open Source
2 15 (88.24%) Pair Programming
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA