The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 294 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.93% 73.32% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 212 147
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £13.40 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Automated Testing
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Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
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