The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 36 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% 0.84% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.06% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £300 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+53.05% +0.64%
Automated Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
182 282 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 74.59% 78.55% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 160 286
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.01 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.76 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.29 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the Somerset region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bath - 1 £300 - 4
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) ATG
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Data Validation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ATG