The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Automation Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
662 956 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.85% 94.19% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 558 459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Automation Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Automation Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Automation Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Appium
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Appium
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL