The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 33 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.98% 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£253 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.45% -1.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 175 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 69.18% 71.43% 73.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 92
Average daily rate £350 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Velocity
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (25.00%) Ant
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (25.00%) Google App Engine
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) ERwin
3 1 (12.50%) Xcode
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Velocity
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) RPG
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
1 1 (12.50%) RPG/400
1 1 (12.50%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) ExactTarget
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
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