The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 37 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.61% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.54% +6.89%
Automated Testing
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 234 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 74.92% 75.00% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 175 264
Median daily rate £400 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 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 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) SAP