The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
215 276 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 76.24% 81.42% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 226 101
Median daily rate £425 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% +105.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation across the Oxford region.

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Test Automation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Magento
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) QA

Test Automation
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 4 (80.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware