The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Automation 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
Test Automation
Rank 43 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Test Automation 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.12% 0.52% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.67% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £500 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
270 297 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.84% 76.94% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 223 255
Median daily rate £396 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £13.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -52.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Automation Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Test Automation Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Test Automation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Calabash
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) CTI

Test Automation
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) CTI
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP