The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated 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
Automated Testing
Rank 52 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 13 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.21% 2.05% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.61% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+53.05% +0.64%
Automated Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
466 613 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.25% 78.69% 71.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 429 242
Median daily rate £423 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 22
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.10 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Banbury - 1 £290 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) Scrum
2 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Data Modelling
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (52.94%) MDX
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (23.53%) Bug Management
5 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) JBoss
6 3 (17.65%) ETL
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Appium
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) Protractor
4 1 (5.88%) QARun
4 1 (5.88%) Robotium
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
4 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) SSIS Developer
3 7 (41.18%) SSRS Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Report Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) MDX
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
3 3 (17.65%) Apache CXF
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) JPA
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) XML Schema
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Scrum
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Bug Management
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Talend
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) New Relic