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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 47 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.26% 0.24% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.30% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £310 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £33.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -2.22%
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
311 336 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.15% 79.62% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 247 190
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
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