The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 53 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 16 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.61% 0.17% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 0.22% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £250 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -43.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £250 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +49.12%
Test Automation
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
527 461 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.97% 80.17% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 335 447
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Test Automation Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +10 11 £450 +80.00% 1
Abingdon - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 - - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 34 (75.56%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (71.11%) Python
3 30 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 30 (66.67%) PaaS
3 30 (66.67%) Docker
3 30 (66.67%) Microservices
3 30 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 27 (60.00%) Gradle
5 24 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 24 (53.33%) Java
6 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
7 21 (46.67%) Performance Testing
8 19 (42.22%) AngularJS
8 19 (42.22%) SpecFlow
9 18 (40.00%) MSBuild
9 18 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (40.00%) Ansible
9 18 (40.00%) NUnit
9 18 (40.00%) Perforce
10 16 (35.56%) Puppet
11 14 (31.11%) XML
11 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (28.89%) Web Development
12 13 (28.89%) JSON
13 12 (26.67%) QA
13 12 (26.67%) XSLT
13 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
13 12 (26.67%) HTML
13 12 (26.67%) BDD

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 30 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 30 (66.67%) PaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 27 (60.00%) Gradle
3 24 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 23 (51.11%) Jenkins
5 19 (42.22%) SpecFlow
6 18 (40.00%) MSBuild
6 18 (40.00%) NUnit
7 11 (24.44%) CMake
8 9 (20.00%) TestComplete
9 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
9 7 (15.56%) Selenium
10 5 (11.11%) FitNesse
10 5 (11.11%) JBehave
11 4 (8.89%) Subversion
11 4 (8.89%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
13 2 (4.44%) JIRA
13 2 (4.44%) JUnit
13 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Build Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Build Automation Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Java Web Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) AngularJS
2 14 (31.11%) XML
3 13 (28.89%) JSON
4 12 (26.67%) HTML
4 12 (26.67%) HTML5
4 12 (26.67%) XSLT
5 9 (20.00%) Node.js
6 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.22%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) Express
7 1 (2.22%) Java EE
7 1 (2.22%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.22%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 30 (66.67%) Microservices
3 21 (46.67%) Performance Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) Web Development
6 12 (26.67%) BDD
7 11 (24.44%) Web Application Development
8 8 (17.78%) Build Automation
9 7 (15.56%) TDD
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Data Management
11 4 (8.89%) ETL
11 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.67%) Project Management
12 3 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Python
2 24 (53.33%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) Scala
4 6 (13.33%) Ruby
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) Ansible
1 18 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (35.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Perforce
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Talend
3 1 (2.22%) Alias
3 1 (2.22%) Sophos
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