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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 19 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.14% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -16.16%
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
510 577 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 84.16% 80.47% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 417 205
Median daily rate £425 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.95 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
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 30 July 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 - 17 £390 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (85.00%) Python
1 17 (85.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 16 (80.00%) PaaS
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (80.00%) Docker
2 16 (80.00%) Microservices
3 15 (75.00%) Java
4 13 (65.00%) Gradle
5 12 (60.00%) XML
6 11 (55.00%) XSLT
6 11 (55.00%) HTML
6 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (55.00%) JSON
6 11 (55.00%) HTML5
6 11 (55.00%) Scala
6 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (50.00%) Web Application Development
8 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (30.00%) SpecFlow
9 6 (30.00%) Web Development
9 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (25.00%) Ansible
10 5 (25.00%) NUnit
10 5 (25.00%) Perforce
10 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
10 5 (25.00%) Puppet
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)

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 16 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
1 16 (80.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 13 (65.00%) Gradle
3 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (30.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 5 (25.00%) NUnit
5 3 (15.00%) CMake
5 3 (15.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium
6 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.00%) Appium
7 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) Protractor
7 1 (5.00%) Robotium
7 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Web Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Web Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Build Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) HTML5
2 11 (55.00%) JSON
2 11 (55.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Express
3 1 (5.00%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (80.00%) Microservices
3 10 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 7 (35.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Product Management
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Python
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) Scala
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Perforce