The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Automation Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
580 389 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 91.48% 95.11% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 191 232
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.87 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Automation Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Automation Tester Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Automation Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
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