The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 53 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.21% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
Automation 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
422 601 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.88% 80.35% 71.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 396 235
Average daily rate £413 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automation Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Automation Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Automation Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Automation Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 7 £425 - 2
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Automation Testing also 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 that cited Automation Testing.

1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 16 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 16 (88.89%) Magento
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (83.33%) Node.js
2 15 (83.33%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) PHP
4 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) Publishing
4 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 9 (50.00%) Web Development
4 9 (50.00%) JSON
4 9 (50.00%) Sass
4 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (50.00%) API Development
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) Kanban
4 9 (50.00%) Open Source
4 9 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (38.89%) BDD
6 6 (33.33%) GitHub
7 5 (27.78%) Docker
8 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Travis CI

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Automation Testing also 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 that cited Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (83.33%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Travis CI
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (55.56%) PHP Developer
4 9 (50.00%) Agile Developer
4 9 (50.00%) AWS Developer
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce Developer
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 9 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (50.00%) HTML Developer
4 9 (50.00%) Magento Developer
4 9 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
4 9 (50.00%) PHP Magento Developer
4 9 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 9 (50.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (33.33%) Analyst
5 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
6 5 (27.78%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) JSON
2 9 (50.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.56%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) API Development
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (50.00%) Kanban
3 9 (50.00%) Open Source
3 9 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Web Development
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker