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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 57 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Automation Testing 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 1.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 2.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £418 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +52.63%

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
456 423 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.76% 81.66% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 343 350
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £55.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.30% +129.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.00 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (68.75%) Open Source
5 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (56.25%) JSON
6 9 (56.25%) Magento
6 9 (56.25%) Node.js
6 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
6 9 (56.25%) PHP
6 9 (56.25%) Pair Programming
7 8 (50.00%) Publishing
7 8 (50.00%) Kanban
7 8 (50.00%) Web Development
7 8 (50.00%) API Development
7 8 (50.00%) Sass
8 6 (37.50%) CSS3
9 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 5 (31.25%) Selenium
9 5 (31.25%) Subversion
9 5 (31.25%) Linux
10 4 (25.00%) Java
10 4 (25.00%) Lucene

Automation 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 4 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Jetty
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) IPv4
1 1 (6.25%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Gradle
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (56.25%) AWS Developer
3 9 (56.25%) Node.js Developer
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Developer
4 8 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (50.00%) HTML Developer
5 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 6 (37.50%) Magento Developer
5 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
5 6 (37.50%) PHP Magento Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) JSON
3 9 (56.25%) Node.js
4 8 (50.00%) Sass
5 6 (37.50%) CSS3
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) Lucene
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.25%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) Open Source
4 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) Pair Programming
5 8 (50.00%) API Development
5 8 (50.00%) Kanban
5 8 (50.00%) Web Development
6 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Code Coverage
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Go
5 1 (6.25%) Rust
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com