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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 37 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.91% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -23.04%
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
267 306 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.16% 79.69% 84.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 247 294
Median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.87% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £39.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £122.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 December 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%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (33.33%) Dropwizard
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Dropwizard
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware