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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 45 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 16 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.70% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 0.52% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
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
454 580 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 76.56% 77.44% 69.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 376 221
Median daily rate £410 £423 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +22.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £23.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.42% +62.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.20 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +9 8 £463 +54.16% 2
Banbury - 1 £290 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (47.83%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (39.13%) MDX
3 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (26.09%) Node.js
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) SOA
8 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Magento
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (17.39%) GitHub
8 4 (17.39%) Bug Management
8 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Docker

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 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Magento
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.70%) MSBuild
3 2 (8.70%) QARun
3 2 (8.70%) TestDirector
3 2 (8.70%) Travis CI
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) WinRunner
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) SSIS Developer
3 7 (30.43%) SSRS Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Report Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (13.04%) SSAS Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) MDX
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
4 3 (13.04%) Apache CXF
4 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.04%) JPA
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
4 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Bug Management
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
7 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.04%) ETL
8 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
9 2 (8.70%) TDD
9 2 (8.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Talend
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) New Relic